A Haunting Underwater Sculpture Garden in Grenada

Published May 1, 2014 by soundquake

Remarkable art work underwater! Has anyone been down there to see these?

Trading Places

DSCN0010 They lay silent underneath the surface of the sea, holding hands with their faces turned up in hope. The Circle of Children is an underwater sculpture just off the coast of the Caribbean nation of Grenada, done by artist Jason de Caires Taylor. Their transformation, as they become remodeled through coral and other ocean growth, reflects the changes of growing up over a lifetime.

The Circle of Children is one of many underwater sculptures here at Molinere Bay, and something I badly wanted to see since planning our first trip to Grenada this past March. We got our chance when we rented a car for the day and drove to the bay, meeting a snorkel guide who offered to take us to the just-offshore sculpture garden and show us around for $20. It was a deal.

In addition to the Circle of Children, another very moving piece was The Graveyard. Just…

View original post 210 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: