Sydney Opera House Sails Become Canvases for Vivid Festival 2012 [Video]
Vivid Sydney Festival is described by the organizers as a “the largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere“. This year’s edition (taking place during 25 May and 11 June 2012) begun with no less than 60 light installations, including the “lighting” of the iconic sails defining Sydney Opera House. According to official sources, a global field of artists from countries including France, Poland, Hong Kong, Scotland, USA, Brazil, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia will use Sydney as a playground for their interactive and low-energy light art displays. The festival is expected to attract 500 000 people in the region, taking part of 100 creative industry events, from various art performances to musical concerts.The video below captures a dramatic projection on the sails of Sydney Opera House, watched by thousands of art enthusiasts, lined on the shores of Sydney Harbor. Enjoy the show!