Mandylights creates spectacular illumination effects with Christie Widget Designer at Vivid Sydney 2018

Posted 7/16/2018

SYD​NEY, Australia – (July 16, 2018) – Christie's Australian partner, Mandylights, played an instrumental role in transforming Wulugul Walk in Sydney's Barangaroo precinct into a magical bushland filled with dramatic lighting and mesmerizing puppetry during Vivid Sydney 2018.


The Marri Dyin puppet at Barangaroo during Vivid Sydney 2018 (Photo credit: Destination NSW)​

Known as The Liminal Hour, the multimedia experience was designed by the artists at Mandylights, Erth Visual & Physical Inc., Jacob Nash and James Brown. It featured a walking, 20-foot (six-meter) high, illuminated puppet named Marri Dyin wandering the site and interacting with spectators. In addition, there were several moments which incorporated the precinct's tower lighting and audio features with integrated elements within the puppet to create a large-format spectacle.

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