Australia’s Great Barrier Reef home to underwater art

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British environmentalist and sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor is creating the Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA), which will host an array submerged and semi-submerged sculptures and installations with the goal of regenerating coral and marine life at the Great Barrier Reef.


The innovative collection will be located in several locations along the coast of Queensland, such as in Townsville and on Palm and Magnetic islands.


Highlights of known so far include a “coral greenhouse”, a 12-meter structure that will help reinvigorate coral and attract marine life. Another is a 5-meter-high sculpture titled Ocean Siren, which sits on the water’s surface and will change color depending on the temperature at the Great Barrier Reef and will be solar-powered.

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Posted: 29 Jul 2019 10:57:45

  
  

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