Get your cameras ready because the biggest ever light art festival is set to happen in Singapore next week.
The annual i Light Singapore light art festival will be hosting its Bicentennial Edition in January next month with a theme “Bridges of Time”.
31 Installations & 1 Multimedia Show
Over 30 light art installations will be placed in areas including Marina Bay, the Civic District, Singapore River and even Fort Canning.
Here is a sneak peek at the installations.
Suspended over The [email protected] Bay, this work showcases the dynamic city of Singapore as if one would fly over it by night, with all street lights, homes and roads lit up.
Location: The Lawn @ Marina Bay
The façade of ArtScience Museum is transformed into a lighthouse with dancing lights, orchestrating a spectrum of emotions in viewers.
Location: ArtScience Museum Façade
Inspired by stories of Singaporeans through the age of city building, an impression of Singapore’s future skyline is created using humble clothes pegs.
Location: Marina Bay lower boardwalk
Inspired by the original sampan panjang of the Orang Laut and by its later racing variations, Sails Aloft is a holographic art installation that creates a snapshot of a 19th century sailboat race in the region.
Location: Marina Bay waterfront promenade
“Paint” videos, in real time, onto walls with this interactive graffiti installation.
Location: Marina Bay Link Mall entrance
A twisting mess of digital neon tubes fill The Promontory with delightful colours; an abstract reflection of this multi-cultural world we live in.
Location: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Moments of unpredictability in human interaction are captured as an array of light and colours converges towards the centre in a wave-like form.
Location: North Boat Quay
Playing the piano reveals captivating graphic compositions inspired by Singapore’s architectural icons. With different notes being played on the piano, every player creates a unique visual outcome, leaving no performance the same.
Location: Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning Park
Shadow Exposed plays with the nature of projections being both moving images and a source of light. Depending on where the visitor stands, his/her shadow will reveal different layers that offer a glimpse into Singapore’s history and its evolution.
Location: Mist Walk (next to Red Dot Design Museum)
An interactive landscape of light, DUNE brightens according to the motions and touch of passing visitors, enhancing social interactions between themselves and the landscape.
Location: Lotus Pond at ArtScience Museum
Made with upcycled cookie jars and co-created with the community, witness an array of solar light modules suspended to form a shifting, kaleidoscopic projection on the ground, exploring the fantastical dreamscape of the deep sea, the woods and the clouds.
Location: Mist Walk (near Event Square)
Situated between One Fullerton – a result of development of the new city and Clifford Pier – the old landing point for travellers who arrived in Singapore via sea, Time Traveller stands tall between the old and the new as a bridge between generations.
Location: Clifford Square
Inspired by the relationship between blooming flowers and time, this delightful artwork rotates to simulate the movement of a clock.
Location: One Fullerton
The Cat in the Garden transforms the Merlion to reveal scenes of nature together with snippets of Singapore’s daily life.
Location: Merlion Park
Using Singapore’s quintessential architectural icon – a shophouse window and a material of modern architecture – mirrors, With a View creates a series of reflections that recede into an infinite distance.
Location: River Promenade along Parliament House
Good Fortune is a visualisation of rain inspired by emotions it causes in different cultures, creating a moment of reflection in the viewers.
Location: Elgin Bridge Underpass
Inspired by both the wolf spider’s web and a wormhole, this work creates a moment of isolation in a communal space.
Location: Breeze Shelter
What: i Light Singapore 2019 – Bicentennial Edition
Where: Marina Bay, the Civic District, Singapore River and Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning Park
When: 28 January – 24 February 2019
Admission is free
|Number||Art Installation Title||Location|
|1||The Time Vortex||The Helix bridge|
|2||Lighthouse of Time||ArtScience Museum Façade|
|3||DUNE||Lotus Pond at ArtScience|
|4||Why Green?||Event Square|
|5||The Rainbow Connection||Mist Walk (near Event Square)|
|6||Prospegtive Perspective||Marina Bay Lower Boardwalk|
|7||The Floating Lighthouse||Marina Bay Lower Boardwalk|
|8||Shadow Exposed|| Mist Walk (next to Red Dot|
|9||Sails Aloft||Marina Bay waterfront|
|10||Shades of Temporality||Marina Bay Link Mall|
|11||Cosmic Web||Breeze Shelter|
|12||Squiggle||The [email protected] Bay|
|13||City Gazing Singapore||The [email protected] Bay|
|14||Les Footballeurs||Lawn next to One Marina|
|15||Facey Thing||One Marina Boulevard|
|16||Time Traveller||Clifford Square|
|17||Flower Clock||One Fullerton|
|18||The Cat in the Garden||Merlion Park|
|20||TIME FRAME||Esplanade Bridge|
|22||Time Rhythm||Anderson Bridge|
|23||Cenotaph for a Stone||Waterboat House Garden|
|24||Where do stories begin / Where do stories end||Cavenagh Bridge|
|25||Bridges of Time||Singapore River in front of Asian Civilisations Museum steps|
|26||With A View||River Promenade along|
|27||Good Fortune||Elgin Bridge Underpass|
|28||Run Beyond||Elgin Bridge|
|29||Constructive Interference||North Boat Quay|
|30||Land-pass Bird||Raffles Terrace at Fort|
|31||Keys of Light||Raffles Terrace at Fort|
|32||Reflecting Holons||Raffles House at Fort Canning|