BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATION CENTER
In 2012, Miami-Dade Art in Public Places commissioned Xavier Cortada to create artwork for the Betty T. Ferguson Aquatic Center. The sculpture of 972 “pool noodles” shaped into a big splash also acts as an acoustic treatment for the space.
Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Center Aquatic Facility, Miami, FL
Miami-Dade Art in Public Places for the City of Miami Gardens
Xavier Cortada, “Splash!,” 972 hand-painted melamine tubes suspended from aluminum grids on ceiling of an indoor swimming pool, Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Center Aquatic Facility, (Miami-Dade Art in Public Places for the City of Miami Gardens), Miami Gardens, FL, 2012