Blog - Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2018


 

Vivid Ideas welcomes 80 entrepreneurs in a battle of the minds 31 May 2018

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

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WOW! 30 May 2018

Hurricane’s created “Over the Rainbow” as a special Vivid milkshake!  It’s a one of a kind taste sensation with fairy floss and lollies.

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100% GreenPower 23 May 2018

While this year’s Vivid Sydney at Chatswood will transport you to another time and place, the festival will be 100% green powered, thanks to Willoughby City Council’s commitment to sustainability.

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Five reasons to take your kids to Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 22 May 2018

Futurescape at The Concourse will take kids and families on a visual journey through space, starting at the big bang and continuing on through the solar system onto distant galaxies with nebulas and black holes. 

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Vivid’s Knight of Fire 22 May 2018

Made from red tinted mirror pieces, the Knight of Fire garment is a powerful female knight of the future. 

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Meet the artist: Thom Buchanan creating art live 21 May 2018

It’s not every day that you get to experience an artist create a masterpiece right before your eyes. Every fine detail and brush stroke of artist Thom Buchanan will be on display for all of Sydney to see at Life in 2050 - a huge live art exhibit.

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20,000 hand-dyed cable ties and one stunning feature-like plume 21 May 2018

Artist Andi Regan painstakingly created a majestic garment inspired by the protected kererū (New Zealand wood pigeon). The connection of thousands of cable ties references the vital link between forest and bird.

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Kids stuff! The best Vivid kids activities at Chatswood 21 May 2018

Children’s eyes will light up as Chatswood brings magic carpet rides, trips to outer space and a musical octopus to life - there’s so much to ignite the imagination.

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Watercolours on The Concourse 18 May 2018

Hong Kong watercolour artist Elaine Chiu will delve into an exploration of future cities in an artwork created live at Chatswood.

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Chatswood, bite-by-bite 17 May 2018

Alongside the glittering light shows, interactive installations and rhythmic beats,  Chatswood is set to be a foodie’s delight, with a plethora of sensational cuisine hot spots on offer.

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Boogie to junkyard beats 16 May 2018

Ordinary household items and recycled materials will be transformed into musical instruments – and you’re invited to play!

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Food mecca.... 15 May 2018

A pop up international food market hosting some of Sydney’s most popular bites (Mary’s Burgers & Pimp My Chimney to name just two favs) will find their home in stalls made from recycled materials.

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A Kaleidoscope of Fashion 14 May 2018

One of six incredible garments on exhibition, this colourful creation draws inspiration from the kaleidoscope itself. It’s made up of a succession of symmetrical designs and angular shapes from panels of coloured acrylic and mirrors.

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Dive into something delicious… and keep the kids amused! 10 May 2018

Visitors are spoilt for choice at Chatswood this year with an impressive array of dining options at District Dining, right beside two of our favourite art installations!

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Amigos light the way…. 9 May 2018

Forget the ‘do not touch’ signs, artists Simone Chua and Renzo B. Larriviere will deliver a spectacular interactive art installation that they invite you to touch. 

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A reflective metal dress… laser cut and folded in patterns! 8 May 2018

Feast your eyes on this incredible creation by Rodney Leong. And you get to see it in person at Chatswood Chase Sydney!

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38 volunteers. 760 hours. One incredible piece of art 7 May 2018

In an unassuming corner of The Concourse car park, an Aladdin’s Cave is coming to life in preparation for the Light Market - a pop-up international food market part of Vivid Sydney at Chatswood.

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Meet the Artist: Geoff Cobham immerses audiences in global destinations 1 May 2018

Award winning lighting and set designer Geoff Cobham is bringing his innovative and imaginative designs to life at Chatswood. Geoff will transport visitors to destinations across the globe and galaxy through two of the main installations, Light Market and Sky Portal

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An outer space voyage – inspired by NASA 30 Apr 2018

Future Scape is a large scale, 360º projection installation featuring NASA imagery of deep space, set across the sails of The Concourse performing arts centre.

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Join the Cosmos with some WearableArt 27 Apr 2018

Indonesian designer Rinaldy Yunardi’s “Cosmos” garment took four months to make! And considering he’s dressed celebs including Nicki Minaj and Zoe Saldana, it’s not surprising there’s a Hollywood edge to his creation in the World of WearableArt (WOW) exhibition. 

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Calling all lava lamps and glomesh bags 11 Apr 2018

Breathe new life into your lava lamps and glomesh bags by making them part of Vivid. Instead of just hanging around the house and gathering dust, these items can be part of our event.

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Chatswood’s a trip through time and space for Vivid Sydney 2018 20 Mar 2018

From May 25 to June 16, Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, will transform the Chatswood CBD for the fourth year in a row, with immersive projections using NASA imagery and interactive light installations.

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