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Monday, November 1, 2010

The Silent Evolution by Jason deCaires Taylor

Early this year, The Art Inquirer presented an article about the work of Jason deCaires Taylor, where a reference to The Silent Evolution project was made.
Now the project is almost completed and due to officially open next month.

Consisted of 403 life-size fugures and occupying an area of approximately 420 square meters, The Silent Evolution (La Evolución Silensiosa) besides its aesthetical component has in its purpose to permit the formation of an artificial reef in Cancun, Mexico.

This installation is part of the underwater museum called MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte) a project founded by Jaime Gonzalez Cano of The National Marine Park, Roberto Diaz of The Cancun Nautical Association and Jason deCaires Taylor, located in the waters surrounding Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc.
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TheFrogBag said...

How interesting!

Splendid Things said...

That is amazing....really stunning! So glad to read about this!