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Jason deCaires Taylor 1974 | English underwater sculptor

Jason deCaires Taylor is an english sculptor specialising in the creation of contemporary underwater sculptures which over time develop into artificial coral reefs. Taylor integrates his skills as a conservationist, underwater photographer and scuba diving instructor to produce unique installations that encourage the habitation and growth of corals and marine life. His early work includes Vicissitudes, Grace Reef, The Lost Correspondent and The Unstill Life. All are located in the world´s first public underwater sculpture park in Molinere Bay, Grenada, West Indies, commissioned in 2006. More recently his most ambitious project to date is the creation of the world's largest underwater sculpture museum, MUSA, situated off the coast of Cancun and the western coast of Isla Mujeres. Works in the museum include Hombre en llamas -Man on Fire, La Jardinera de la Esperanza -The Gardener of Hope, El Colecionista de los Sueños -The Dream Collector and La Evolución Silenciosa -The Silent Evolution.