Architects of Air: Dodecalis Luminarium
Step into this wonderland of light and colour, inspired by the geometry of a dodecahedron.
January 14, 2019
This Sydney Festival, you can explore this vast, light-filled inflated labyrinth of winding paths and soaring domes at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour. Nottingham (UK) artists Architects of Air have created (and, impressively, handmade) the blow-up maze, which features overwhelming domes inspired by natural forms, geometric solids and Islamic and Gothic architecture. The beaming colours you see is light streaming in from the outside, so it's best to visit this neon-looking artwork in the middle of the day for the full effect.
This sensory wonderland is free to enjoy. It's open from 10am–6pm Monday to Wednesday, and until 5pm Thursday to Sunday. If you want to skip the queue or get access 6.30pm and 7pm sessions, you can nab a ticket for $20. There will also be special relaxed sessions for those with access needs, on January 16 and 23.
Check out our video below for what to expect.
Images: Reuben Gibbes and Alan Parkinson. First published: November 4, 2019. Updated: January 14, 2020.
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