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That's not what that sculpture represents. You can read about this and the other sculptures here http://twistedsifter.com/20... This one is called Vicissitudes.
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.
I understand the thought behind this, but how many people are actually going to get to see this in person?
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.
Underwater Sculptures Honors African Ancestors who were thrown over board the slave ships during the middle passage
African sculpture - Zimbabwe
Standing Figure (Aloalo) with Superstructure [Madagascar; Malagasy (Mahafaly) people] (1998.317.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
great public art sculpture in Portishead
Sculpture by Igor Mitoraj amidst the ruins in the Valle dei Templi, Agrigento