Cody Ann Herrmann is a New York City based artist and community organizer. She is working with Rebuild by Design to organize residents of the Kissena Neighborhood in Queens around stormwater flood adaptation solutions.
She combines socially engaged art, political advocacy, and community science to create participatory art works and public programs. Guided by her interest in public space, participatory design methods, and urban resilience Cody’s work explores urban planning processes while applying an iterative, human centered approach to ecological problem solving. Since 2014 her work has focused on her hometown of Flushing, Queens, creating projects critiquing policy related to land use and environmental planning in areas surrounding Flushing Bay and Flushing Creek.