Jason deCaires Taylor: Ocean guardian preserves the waters with underwater sculptures

Life & Soul Magazine

Artist Jason deCaires Taylor cares about preserving the world’s oceans so much so that he incorporates his work with the water element, creating giant size sculptures submerged in the ocean which transform from inert objects into living breathing reefs.

The British-born sculptor’s works are now displayed underwater throughout the world’s waterways. He gained international notoriety in 2006 with the creation of the world’s first underwater sculpture park, situated off the west coast of Grenada in the West Indies. Now listed as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic the park was instrumental in the government declaring the site a National Marine Protected Area.

Jason deCaires Taylor’s work has been motivated by conservation and redressing climate change, with his underwater museums solely designed to draw divers away from the most fragile and delicate parts of coral reefs.

The works are constructed using pH neutral materials to instigate natural…

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