Directed and designed by Public Art Australia, Paris Festival of Lights' 2019 edition was awarded a Australian Good Design Award for Architectural Design (Urban Design & Public Spaces), and an Australian Event Award for Best Achievement in Design
Including the largest light festival program in the Southern Hemisphere (curated by Public Art Australia), Vivid Sydney 2019 was recognised by the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) and received 15 accolades at the 2019 IFEA Pinnacle Awards including a Gold placing in the Grand Pinnacle category.
We are proud to have curated the Vivid Light program which returned the biggest visitation numbers in the history of the event.
'This exhibition is a bespoke immersive temporary urban experience using the collaborative skills of many design specialists - industrial designers, theatrical set and lighting designers, electrical and mechatronics engineers and composers. It's a memorable traveling exhibition.'
(Good Design Awards Jury Feedback)
‘A magical and entertaining exhibition, but this exhibition has above all a purpose.'
(Michel Saint Jalme, Director, Paris Zoological Park)
‘The experience was extraordinary, I was amazed by the engineering’
‘The first time I saw such a light show, it was very very special’
‘A very beautiful and delicate experience’
(Audience Feedback, Paris Festival of Lights 2019)
Note: Vivid Sydney is owned and produced by Destination NSW