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Anna Dorough
Anna Dorough • 2 years ago

Underwater sculpture in honour of African slaves thrown overboard - Grenada

  • Laura Foy
    Laura Foy • 2 years ago

    That's not what that sculpture represents. You can read about this and the other sculptures here This one is called Vicissitudes.

  • Evy Stensby
    Evy Stensby • 2 years ago

    this is what is says at his site: JASON DECAIRES TAYLOR’S ‘VICISSITUDES’ Vicissitudes depicts a circle of figures, all linked through holding hands. These are life-size casts taken from a group of children of diverse ethnic background. Circular in structure and located five meters below the surface, the work both withstands strong currents and replicates one of the primary geometric shapes, evoking ideas of unity and continuum.

  • Bethany Wright
    Bethany Wright • 2 years ago

    I understand the thought behind this, but how many people are actually going to get to see this in person?

  • Laura Foy
    Laura Foy • 2 years ago

    Well the point of it is to create an artificial reef, to take the pressure off the natural reefs. This one is in Grenada and it's only in 5m of water, so pretty much anybody that can get in the water can see it. There's another set of them in Cancun with a few shallow enough to snorkel on there too. The rest is for divers.

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