Write-ups for Lost Spaces at the Vizcaya Museum:
“Coral Gables Love spoke with Lucinda Linderman who created a series of maps out of felt to be displayed in the North Arcade where Deering, a maps enthusiast, would have displayed them. Affixed to wooden frames on the wall, Linderman’s large map pieces speak to the “lost spaces” on the waters that line Vizcaya by depicting the different South Florida sea levels in the 1920s, now, and 50 years from now.” [Read More]
“Lucinda Linderman, meanwhile, has woven a series of felt topographical maps depicting Miami in the 1920s, present day and 50 years from now. Linderman covered the edge of the coastlines in blue fabric — Vizcaya is mostly underwater in the future — as a commentary on sea-level rise. The maps take advantage of Vizcaya’s wooden map racks, anchored into the wall along the building’s north arcade.” [Read More]
“Linderman’s piece looks at the house over time — populating a row of antique map racks with soft maps tracing the history and future of Vizcaya, from the 1920s to 50 years from now.
The maps chronicle the how the property and surrounding area has changed with storms and how it might be impacted by sea level rise in the years to come.
“It’s so real for us … to see how sea level rise is impacting Vizcaya itself is terrifying,” admitted Wouters. “It’s something that we’ve been thinking about a lot.” [Read More]