Menu

North Coast TAFE students to shine at Vivid Sydney festival of light

Vivid Sydney 2017, Sydney Opera House, Lighting of The Sails Audio Creatures. AAP Image/NSW GOV, James Horan.

Taking the lights of the north coast to Sydney, Murwillumbah and Kingscliff TAFE students are preparing to illuminate The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with their Light Houses light installations as part of the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney.

This will be the first time regional TAFE NSW students have been involved in Vivid Sydney, giving them incredibly valuable work experience. TAFE NSW Murwillumbah and Kingscliff Diploma Visual Art students have collaborated with students from TAFE NSW Enmore, Eora, Port Macquarie, Wauchope and Nepean to have their creative vision incorporated as part of the installation.

In its tenth year the festival highlights the talents of the next generation of designers, 3D artists, animators and electronic musicians.

For the second consecutive year, TAFE NSW student installations will illuminate The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. This year visitors will follow a pathway that weaves through an exciting nocturnal environment inspired by nature. The inspiration behind the Light Houses installation is the role lighthouses played over Australia’s history in welcoming successive waves of immigrants to Australian shores, chart a course to a safe haven.

The Light Houses installations will appear as part of the festival for 23 nights from Friday 25 May to Saturday 16 June.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

Become a supporter of The Echo

A note from the editorial team

Some of The Echo’s editorial team: journalists Paul Bibby and Aslan Shand, editor Hans Lovejoy, photographer Jeff Dawson and Mandy Nolan

The Echo has never underestimated the intelligence and passion of its readers. In a world of corporate banality and predictability, The Echo has worked hard for more than 30 years to help keep Byron and the north coast unique with quality local journalism and creative ideas. We think this area needs more voices, reasoned analysis and ideas than just those provided by News Corp, lifestyle mags, Facebook groups and corporate newsletters.

The Echo is one hundred per cent locally owned and one hundred per cent independent. As you have probably gathered from what is happening in the media industry, it is not cheap to produce a weekly newspaper and a daily online news service of any quality.

We have always relied entirely on advertising to fund our operations, but often loyal readers who value our local, independent journalism have asked how they could help ensure our survival.

Any support you can provide to The Echo will make an enormous difference. You can make a one-off contribution or a monthly one. With your help, we can continue to support a better informed local community and a healthier democracy for another 30 years.”

Echonetdaily is made possible by the support of all of our advertisers.