Monday Archives: Reefs In Art: Exhibition For Octopuses

by | May 17, 2021 | Cephalopods, Reefs in Art, Too Cute | 0 comments

stream_imgNo, that’s not a typo. This is an accumulation of art put together by Brighton Sea Life Centre with the intent of entertaining and stimulating the ever-curious, brilliant mind of their resident octopuses.

Displayed in five tanks, the art is designed to play into their fascination with shape, color and texture. The elements, created with various materials including wood, ceramic and rope, were slow-soaked in saltwater to ensure any possible toxins were leeched from each piece. The brains behind the Great Britain exhibit consists of two sets of brothers dubbed “Das Balloon”. Featured artworks are a cluster of grapes and a plate of spaghetti. This is a really innovative idea and a great way to keep this ever-inquisitive Cephalopod entertained. You can marvel at this unique display starting today, November 7, 2014.

  • Caitlin Nichole

    I'm a New York Reef Enthusiast and Fish Nerd, amateur photographer, dog lover, beer brewer/drinker, cocktail mixer, semi-seasoned chef, Prosecco Indulging, lightly foul-mouthed, slightly antagonistic, sorta-artistic, wordy bookworm of a girl. Dog mommy of three, an Abyssinian dubbed "Mau", plus one Dwarf Cuttlefish and a few Clarions. I have a tattoo of an Octopus with flowers on my rear. I ride my bike to the beach and sip bourbon with a good (reef) book while watching the waves. I like to think I'm witty and charming - but I'll let you decide.

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