Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'sydney' (15)

Maze of Mirrors Mesmerizes Visitors Inside Sydney's Hyde Park

If you love public art, here's further proof that Sydney is the place to be right now. While you'll have to travel to several different spots to see those giant fluorescent snails, you…

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Added by alice on September 25, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

24 Giant Fluorescent Snails are Scattered Around Sydney

The giant fluorescent snails are back! The last time we saw them they were invading the Duomo cathedral in Italy and now they've (slowly) made their way to Sydney! As part of Art & About Sydney, the city's annual celebration of public art and exhibitions in public…

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Added by alice on September 24, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Magnificent Light Projection on the Sydney Opera House



We just got back from Sydney, Australia where we attended the first few days of the huge winter event there called Vivid Sydney. From May 24 to June 10, the city of Sydney lights up in a festival dedicated to light, music and ideas. Easily one of the highlights of this year's Vivid, which is still going on, was seeing the…

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Added by alice on May 29, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Larger-Than-Life 3D Projection Mapping in Sydney



Throughout the five years that we've been running My Modern Met, we've seen our fair share of projection mapping, or where artists use specialized software to create the optical illusion that a building, or other surface, is moving. I've been able to see this, in-person, a few times, but nothing could prepare me for Sydney's awe-inspiring version. Called Collaboration…

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Added by alice on May 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Sydney Unveils Dazzling New Water Show: Vivid Aquatique



In what can only be described as a cross between Bellagio's dancing fountains and Disneyland's Fantasmic, last night, Sydney gave us a sneak peek into their very first water show. Called Vivid Aquatique, it runs from May 24 to June 10, on the hour, every hour from 6pm to midnight. Visitors can stop by Sydney's famous Darling Harbour to see this free show that brings together all of the three…

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Added by alice on May 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

My Modern Met Has Been Invited to Sydney, Australia!



It's finally time to announce some exciting news! Less than a week ago, as I was writing back and forth with a PR contact about receiving info on this year's upcoming Vivid Sydney, the light and music festival that attracts half a million people a year, I was asked if I wanted to actually go to Australia to attend this event. I was…

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Added by alice on May 21, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

100,800 Colorful LED Lights on Sydney's Harbour Bridge



Starting May 24 and running till June 10, a brand new interactive installation is making its debut at Vivid Sydney, the world famous light festival in Sydney, Australia that draws in crowds of more than half a million. Intel Australia has teamed up with Sydney-based…

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Added by alice on May 16, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

140 Living Sculptures in 13 Mysterious Rooms



A body that seems like it's hovering in mid-air, walls that continually change color, a human revolving door, what's exactly going on here? For 11 days, starting today April 11 and through April 21, 2013, visit Sydney’s historic Pier 2/3 in Walsh Bay for a special treat. Kaldor Public Art Project presents 13 Rooms, a ground-breaking exhibition that brings together 13 famous artists and more than 140 live…

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Added by alice on April 11, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Sydney's Coastline Transforms Into a Stunning Sculpture Park



Sculpture by the Sea, an exhibition at Sydney's Tamarama Beach just kicked off yesterday, on October 18, and it will run till November 4, 2012. Established in 1997, it's the world's largest free public sculpture exhibition with over 100 sculptures by artists from around the world. Judging from the first photos, it's a spectacular sight, as a little over one mile of Sydney's coastline temporarily…

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Added by alice on October 19, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Haunting 3D Projection of Giant Faces on Trees

Tonight is the last night to see a haunting artwork at Hyde Park South in Sydney, Australia. For the last few weeks, contemporary artist Craig Walsh has been showing Emergence, an amazing projection where the park's trees come alive as faces emerge from the leaves and branches. Paying homage to the park's history as a meeting place for civic unrest, protest and direction action,…

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Added by alice on October 4, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Gorgeous Rainbow Ceiling Brightens Sydney Laneway



Our love and appreciation for overhead art installations continue with this wonderfully whimsical one by artist Nike Savvas. Chosen as one of nine contemporary artists to make us see city lanes in a new way, Savvas put up a colorful ceiling composed of thousands of long,…

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Added by alice on August 3, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Hundreds of Wind Chimes Hang From a Rainbow of Ribbons



Currently showing at the 18th Biennale of Sydney is a gorgeous installation consisting of hundreds of bamboo wind chimes hanging from rows of colored ribbons. Called Knock On The Sky Listen To The Sound, it's by artist Tiffany Singh and it's on view in a cavernous hall of Pier 2/3 at nearby Walsh Bay.

Singh invites visitors to be a part of her artwork.…

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Added by alice on July 11, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Vivid Sydney's Dazzling Light Installations

We first wrote about Vivid Sydney a few days ago when we asked you to watch Urbanscreen's transformation of the Sydney Opera House and now we have some photos from the whole event. The 18-day extravaganza is all about turning Sydney into a canvas of light,…

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Added by alice on June 3, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Sydney Opera House Transforms Into Living Canvas



Oh, to be in Sydney right now! If you happen to be "down under" from now till June 11, 2012, you're one of the lucky ones who gets to experience Vivid Sydney, the largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere. Over 60 light installations are…

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Added by alice on May 30, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Australia's Shelter Animals Get Professional Portraits



Now showing throughout Sydney Australia's bus shelters are posters of animals up for adoption. These aren't your typical pictures of homeless pets. These adorably cute animals have been shot by 21 of Australia's top photographers for a project called Limited Edition. Put on by Sydney Dogs and Cats Home, the creative… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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