Secret Public Pool Only Accessible With GPS Coordinates
What an artist hopes a swimming pool in the middle of the desert says to a society of consumers.
Hidden in the middle of the Mojave Desert is “Social Pool,” a whole new way to escape its sweltering heat—you just have to find it first. Designed by Austrian artist Alfredo Barsuglia and completed last Friday, the pool is tucked away in the coordinates between Joshua Tree and Apple Valley.
Social Pool is accessible by the public but is kept locked and can only be opened by those who receive the key, which is kept at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. If the key is available for hopeful swimmers to access, they are given the GPS coordinates to the pool, another requirement of gaining entry to the desert paradise.