artnet News | Julia Halperin:
If you walk around New York City this weekend, you might notice unfamiliar posters pasted to telephone poles and buildings a few feet above your head. “Warning! Imminent Flood Zone,” they read. The posters show just how much the sea level will rise in 60 years’ time. They are part of a guerrilla project masterminded by the artist Justin Guariglia, who has joined NASA scientists on polar survey flights for the past two years.
As thousands of scientists and supporters gather in Washington, DC, and other cities to protest President Donald Trump’s environmental policies on Earth Day, a crew of around 20 volunteers are putting up the posters in New York City. (Guariglia declined to specify which neighborhoods the volunteers were going to hit, since “technically what they are doing is illegal.”)… Read more
Image: Volunteers tag the estimated sea level rise using Guariglia’s app