‘Invention’ Underwater Sculpture Museum

‘Invention’ Underwater Sculpture Museum

Isla Mujeres : Mexico | Jan 10, 2011 at 11:32 PM PST
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‘Invention’ Underwater Sculpture Museum

A snorkeler swims over life-size statues near Cancún, Mexico to have research regarding permanent sculptures

More than 400 of the permanent sculptures have been installed in recent months called underwater museum in the National Marine Park of Cancún, Isla Mujeres, and Punta Nizuc as part of a most important artwork called "The Silent Evolution." The setting up is the first endeavor of a new underwater museum called.

Jason deCaires Taylor, A Mexico-based British sculptor is the one who has created it, the Caribbean installation is planned to sooner or later cover more than 4,520 square feet (420 square meters), which would make it "one of the largest and most determined underwater attractions in the world," museum statement says.

Taylor hopes the reefs, which are already stressed by marine pollution, warming waters, and overfishing, can catch a break from the approximately 750,000 tourists who visit local reefs each year.

"That puts a lot of pressure on the current reefs," Taylor said, "So part of this project is to in fact discharge those people away from the expected reefs and bring them to an area of artificial reefs."

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