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A welded steel matrix, like DNA, will be electrified to build an ongoing calciferous collaboration with marine organisms in Cancun.
A welded steel matrix, like DNA, will be electrified to build an ongoing calciferous collaboration with marine organisms in Cancun.
A welded steel matrix, like DNA, will be electrified to build an ongoing calciferous collaboration with marine organisms in Cancun.
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cancun...progress

I have been here now for nearly a month, and the sun had tinted my face from the hours of working in an open air space we tried to make into a metal shop. Now I am located in a large indoor amazing stainless steel shop with a real floor and great space to do the work. I have purchased and rented materials and tools. We have located the sculpture site in Punta Nizuc and are getting approvals from the marine park for all our plans to ensure it is a case study as well as art/science installation. The international and local team, 11 of us, meet on Monday to coordinate all aspects of installation, data collection, filming, power supply...Some people here have been helping me to bend the steel and as time is moving quickly, grateful to be surrounded by expert metal workers in the final hours so can hope complete work in a week or so. The goal is to deploy July 2-4. It has been an amazing adventure with many twists and turns when it came to equipment and metalworking, discovering the process for working here and who to hire onto the team. Many stories wish time to share! Today I dive with Jason (first dive since here) to see his Silent Evolution. Those of you who have not yet downloaded your DVD reward, update #7 has the how-to. Thank you!! Colleen

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    1. Colleen Flanigan 2-time creator on

      Thanks Cesar! Hope all going great with protei too! I having trouble loading photos from my phone into the updates. But would like to show contrast of original outdoors to now. Will do when can:)

    2. Cesar Harada on

      This is very exciting !
      Pictures !!! We want to see your progress :)