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Old June 16th, 2009, 02:06 PM   #1
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Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney: A Festival of Music, Light and Ideas
May 26 to June 14, 2009

The festival transformed the city into a specatacular living canvas of music and light, in and around the Sydney Opera House, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, Circular Quay and the city centre.

One of Vivid Sydney’s features was Smart Light Sydney with its free public ‘Light Walk,’ illuminating the city with low energy light art installations. There were 27 light artworks but I was only able to capture 8 of them.

The Light Walk commenced at Sydney Observatory.




The Observatory sits on top of a hill, aptly called Observatory Hill. From here, you get a spectacular view of the Harbour Bridge and North Sydney CBD.




Around the Observatory, several artists made ordinary things look extra-ordinary at night, like these two benches, each underneath a large tree. The lighting art work is simply called ‘Tree and Bench’ by Aussie artists Reinhard Germer, Fiona Venn and Tim Geary.



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Further down the road, a rock cut/tunnel on Argyle Street was lighted by German artist Ingo Bracke. This he called ‘Rocklights’.






‘Rainbow’ by Australian artists Mark Hammer and Andre Kecskes.




It was a popular camwhoring backdrop…




Nearby is the ‘Vessel of (Horti) Cultural Plenty’ by Aussie Warren Langley

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The Museum of Contemporary Art was wrapped with 6 different eye catching light patterns entitled ‘Faηade’ by art team Electric Canvas. The pattern changes every minute or two.











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At the forecourt of Sydney Custom House is ‘Lumenocity’ by Sean Bryen, Sascha Crocker and Andrew Daly.










Inside the Customs House is the hanging ‘Doves That Cry’ by Mary-Anne Kyriakou and Joe Snell.

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LIGHTING THE SAILS


The most popular attraction of the Light Walk was “Lighting the Sails”. The lighting up of Opera House’s sails was a major artwork of British artist Brian Eno. He transformed Utzon’s masterpiece into an artist’s canvas, projecting images on two prominent sides, precisely cut to the shape of the sails. He used some of the biggest projectors in the world, which were located across the coves.







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