Thursday, April 19, 2012

Underwater Sculpture Park










































Vicissitudes by Jason de Caires Taylor.
Vicissitudes by Jason de Caires Taylor.

British sculptor, Jason de Caires Taylor created the world’s first underwater sculpture park in Grenada, West Indies.  
The stunning underwater gallery, containing 65 sculptures, is designed to change with the ocean environment and
 create artificial reefs for marine life to inhabit.
Vicissitudes by Jason de Caires Taylor.
Vicissitudes by Jason de Caires Taylor.

The West Indies Sculpture Park, spread across 800m2 (8,600sq.ft) of Moliniere Bay, depicts the Grenadian people 
and their history through haunting figurines.
The Lost Correspondent by Jason de Caires Taylor.
The Lost Correspondent by Jason de Caires Taylor.

Currently, Jason de Caires Taylor is working on a 400 sculpture underwater gallery within the National Marine Park 
of Cancun in Mexico. The installations, designed to form artificial reef structures, will include over 400 figurative pieces.
 
La Evolución Silenciosa (The Silent Evolution) will include both contemporary and Mayan narratives and incorporate 
the use of live propagated coral within the structures.
Vicissitudes by Jason de Caires Taylor.





















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