Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2018

Art and light, food and fashion come together to create Lightscape – an eclectic collection of outdoor interactive art installations - all for free! Brought to you by Willoughby City Council and supported by Precinct Contributors Chatswood Interchange, Chatswood Chase Sydney and Westfield Chatswood.

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    Artist: Bluebottle

    It all begins at Chatswood Interchange, where you will be transported to an alternate reality, through an interactive video experience.

    Walk under the giant screen that hangs 10 metres overhead, and see yourself mirrored above, transported to another time and place.

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    Magic Carpet

    Artists: Geoff Cobham, Lachlan Turner & Link Assistive Technology

    Take a ride on a Magic Carpet and become part of an interactive image on the bridge next to The District on Level Three of the Interchange.

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    Light Market

    Artists: Bluebottle, Alejandro Rolandi & Victoria Harbutt.

    A food and light market inspired by the incredible and complex architecture of shanty towns, these market stalls are built from recycled materials and host the world’s finest food at your fingertips. 

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    I Have Feelings Too

    Artist: The University of Sydney

    Benches in Chatswood Mall will come to life – literally. Lights will look like eyes changing colour as motion sensors respond to your movement near the chairs – and they’ll even make noises to let you know how they’re feeling!

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    Liquid Lies

    Artist: The University of Sydney

    Managed by a crazy professor, Liquid Lies is an installation within the Light Market in Chatswood Mall.

    Take a spot at the lab desk in the hope of a delicious drink.  

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    The Octopoda Returns

    Artist: Amigo & Amigo

    Hanging out near the Westfield entrance in Chatswood Mall, the Octopoda invites audiences to become part of his tentacle percussion ensemble. 

    Featuring eight tentacle drums, each activates a unique display of colour and light animating the Octopoda’s musical mind. 

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    Life in 2050

    Artists: Bluebottle, Thom Buchanan & Hong Kong Artist, Elaine Chiu

    Watch an artist create a major work on a live feed – bigger than life! A creative and colourful piece will be made from scratch and projected onto the Anderson St side of The Concourse.

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    Future Scape

    Artist: Modelbox

    As the centrepiece of Vivid Sydney at Chatswood, the sails of The Concourse performing arts centre will be the canvas for the son et lumier. 

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    Crank Zappa Jellyfish

    Artists: Amigo & Amigo, Plasticwise

    Crank Zappa is a hot tempered electric Jellyfish who will zazzle and zap you with his sting bites when you get too close. Crank has come to Chatswood to tell the public what he really thinks about plastic pollution.

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    Tech Shift Exponential

    By Better Business Partnership Willoughby City Council

    Friday 15 June, 1pm - 4pm

    Tech Shift Exponential is a fast-paced festival of ideas featuring six innovative thought leaders and entrepreneurs solving intractable sustainability challenges. 

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    World of WearableArt

    Artists: World of WearableArt & Bluebottle

    Visit Chatswood Chase Sydney by day to see the World of WearableArt (WOW) fashion exhibition. The renowned international design competition attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world. 



    China Australia Millennial Project Grand Finale

    This one-night event is the culmination of 100 days of blood, sweat and innovation fuelled by the bright sparks of the future.

    See the best ideas being pitched and enjoy the fun and action on Friday 15 June 2018

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