illuminate 2022 Articles

Ouchhh Studio: Wisdom of AI Light | Illuminate Adelaide 2022 | Review

Ouchhh Studio: Wisdom of AI Light | Review

Ouchhh Studio’s Wisdom of AI Light is one of the highlights of Illuminate Adelaide’s exciting annual winter festival. It’s a 30 minute immersive wave of art, data, swirling patterns, shapes, light and colour all fused into a mesmerising sensory feast that sweeps around the walls and floors.

The concept […]

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City Lights | Illuminate Adelaide 2022 | Review

City Lights – Illuminate Adelaide 2022 | Review
By Claire Davill
Rug up and go for a night walk in the city, because there’s plenty of amazing, interactive and FREE light installations around to discover during Illuminate Adelaide.
The City Lights are a series of free art installations that are worth a trip into the city for. There’s […]

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Toasting Marshmallows at Illuminate Adelaide | Light Cycles Bar

Toasting Marshmallows at Illuminate Adelaide’s Light Cycles Bar
Here’s a fun idea to do with the kids at Light Cycles – take marshmallows and wooden skewers and toast them on the fires around the Light Cycles Bar at the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
If you don’t usually go camping then this is a fab way for your kids to […]

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Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo 2022 | Review

Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo 2022 | Review
By Claire Davill 
Light Creatures is back at Adelaide Zoo for it’s second year as part of the Illuminate Adelaide festival.
The event is largely similar to last year, but with a few additions and changes that really enhance the experience.

Light Creatures is a spectacular display of giant illuminated lanterns […]

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Electric Playground | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Illuminate Adelaide | 1-31 Jul 2022

[ July 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]  
Electric Playground
Showcasing a brand-new series exclusive to Base Camp, Electric Playground features two premiere installation works from South Australia’s most innovative audio-visual artists.
Nestled at Victoria Square, Base Camp is your Illuminate Adelaide winter village with a twist – purpose-built to gather your crew, raise a winter toast, and boldly go forth on your next adventure. […]

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The Pool | Illuminate Adelaide | 15-31 Jul 2022

[ July 15, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]
The Pool – Illuminate Adelaide 2022
City Lights North Precinct Highlight
As part of the FREE City Lights program this July, The Pool by Artist Jen Lewin will take over the South Australian Museum lawn on North Terrace.

Merging the movements of individuals to create an overlapping and everchanging collage of light, The Pool is a giant field […]

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Submergence | Illuminate Adelaide | 15-31 Jul 2022

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Submergence 
Using thousands of individual points of suspended light, Submergence by Squidsoup will engulf the corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue this July as part of Illuminate Adelaide and the FREE City Lights program.
Submergence is an all-encompassing walkthrough experience. Vividly presenting how virtual and physical worlds collide, immerse […]

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Harbor Lights | Illuminate Adelaide | Victor Harbor | 26 Aug – 11 Sep 2022

[ August 26, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Harbor Lights
Harbor Lights will transform Victor Harbor across two weeks with a collection of immersive installations, lighting and mind-blowing projections.
Rug up, hit the pavement and follow the light as Illuminate Adelaide takes over the Victor Harbor foreshore.  One of the highlights of Harbor Lights is Craig Walsh’s, Monuments.

Night-time projections transform trees into sculptural […]

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Digital Garden | Illuminate Adelaide | Mt Gambier | 5-21 Aug 2022

[ August 5, 2022 to August 21, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Digital Garden
Transforming Cave Garden with a series of experiences from renowned local and international artists, Digital Garden will light up winter in the South East of the state.
Building on its success in 2021, Digital Garden once again reimagines the cultural centre of Mount Gambier with captivating installations, projections, and interactive lighting.  A highlight […]

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Impulse | Illuminate Adelaide | 15 -31 Jul 2022

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Impulse – Illuminate Adelaide 2022
City Lights North Precinct Highlight
A glowing series of 15 giant seesaws, Impulse is one of the only City Lights works that must be ridden to come alive during Illuminate Adelaide this Winter.  

With the light and sound of Impulse changing when in motion – […]

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Base Camp Winter Village & Ice Skating | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Illuminate Adelaide | 1-31 Jul 2022

[ July 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]
Family Friendly Winter Village and Ice Skating – Illuminate Adelaide’s Base Camp
Get your skates ready, your new winter adventure awaits at Base Camp – Illuminate Adelaide’s latest pop-up attraction right in the heart of the city!
Nestled at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga, Base Camp is your Illuminate Adelaide winter village with a twist – purpose-built to gather your […]

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Gorillaz | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 28 Jul 2022

[ July 28, 2022; ]
Gorillaz – The biggest music event storming Adelaide this year!
Last chance to catch the groundbreaking entourage on their Australian tour in one of the biggest music events to hit Adelaide in 2022.
Presented by: Secret Sounds & Illuminate Adelaide
Way back when at the turn of the millennium, Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett smashed art, music and technology […]

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Ouchhh Studio | Wisdom of AI Light | Illuminate Adelaide | from 16 Jul 2022

[ July 16, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]
Lose yourself in an AI driven multisensory experience, Illuminate Adelaide’s headline event for 2022.
A digital renaissance is coming, and it’s putting the art in artificial intelligence.
Illuminate Adelaide’s latest Luminary Artist In Residence is Ouchhh Studio.  This mind-melting AI-driven rollercoster draws in billions of pieces of data – from the brushstrokes of Leonardo Da Vinci to the […]

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Wild Dog | Illuminate Adelaide | Tandanya | 15 Jul – 20 Aug 2022

Wild Dog – Immersive Installation and Exhibition
Artistically directed by Narungga/Kaurna artist Jacob Boehme, Wild Dog is an immersive installation and exhibition exploring the importance of one of Australia’s most misunderstood but significant cultural symbols – the dingo.
Wild Dog features film animation, puppetry, dance, song and interactive installations created by artists and communities across five Nations: […]

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Light Cycles Bar | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 7-31 Jul 2022

Light Cycles Bar at the Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Back for another round in 2022, Light Cycles Bar is the perfect place to start or finish your night out — or maybe even both.
Located a stone’s throw from some of Illuminate Adelaide’s most exciting attractions – including Light Cycles at the Adelaide Botanic Garden, to Light Creatures […]

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New Light | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Festival Centre | 1-31 Jul 2022

[ July 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_162282" align="alignnone" width="630"] New Light, 2022, Ryan Andrew Lee, Buried.[/caption]
New Light 2022
Free to view at the Adelaide Festival Centre, New Light 2022 will showcase experimental and diverse moving image works by First Nations artists.
Through a national call out, New Light will feature commissioned work that explores compelling and complex concepts, with commissioned artworks to be […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 15-31 Jul 2022

[ July 15, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]
City Lights – Illuminate Adelaide FREE Family Friendly Event
When the sun goes down, the city of Adelaide glows.
Illuminate Adelaide’s free, city-wide centrepiece returns with a new series of immersive installations, artworks and large-scale activations set to turn Adelaide’s most iconic streetscapes into a night-time playground of colour and sound.

Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not […]

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Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo | Illuminate Adelaide | Extended to 6 Aug 2022

[ July 7, 2022 to July 10, 2022. July 14, 2022 to July 17, 2022. July 21, 2022 to July 24, 2022. July 28, 2022 to July 31, 2022. August 5, 2022 to August 6, 2022. ]
Light Creatures – Illuminating the wild at Adelaide Zoo
Two new dates have been added to the 2022 season of Light Creatures so you don’t miss Adelaide Zoo’s nocturnal adventure – Friday 5 and Saturday 6 August.
After a sold out 2021 season, Light Creatures is back this July and even wilder than ever!  Go behind the gates […]

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Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 7 Jul – 14 Aug 2022

[ July 7, 2022 to August 14, 2022. ]
Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Due to popular demand, the 2022 season of Light Cycles at the Adelaide Botanic Garden has been extended until 14 August. 
The Garden’s lush greenery has been transformed into an after-dark wonderland at this breath-taking Illuminate Adelaide event. Guests are immersed in an experience that connects them to the natural world […]

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Illuminate Adelaide: In Depth | Renmark | 3 Jun – 2 Jul 2022

[ June 3, 2022 to July 2, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: In Depth
Illuminate Adelaide: In Depth will be lighting up the Renmark riverbank from 3 June – 2 July 2022.
In Depth is a large-scale multimedia event responsive to the Murray river, its history and the community of Renmark. Projection, sound and lighting transform the river and banks after dark as the local habitat is […]

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Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Review of Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Light Cycles is a spectacular magical light trail that will leave you feeling as though you’ve stepped into another world. The digital artworks are mesmerising, incredibly beautiful and intriguing and they become more elaborate as the trail progresses past some of the stunning trees and garden features that […]

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