Do It Yourself, Vivid Sydney

Paint the City. Image Courtesy of Destination NSW

Chan­nel your inner artist, light designer and sound mixer at these DIY light instal­la­tions scat­tered through­out the city.

Paint the Town by 32 Hun­dred Light­ing, Australia

Over­seas Pas­sen­ger Ter­mi­nal, Cir­cu­lar Quay – 22 May to 08 June, 6pm ‘til midnight

Express your cre­ativ­ity for all of Syd­ney to see and paint the sky­line in what­ever colours of your choos­ing. With a swipe and tap of a screen, you can illu­mi­nate some of Sydney’s most iconic build­ings and bask in the light of your own colour genius.

Threads by Res­o­nance, Australia

Cle­land Bond Build­ing, The Rocks – 22 May to 08 June, 6pm ‘til midnight

Based on the Res­o­nance team’s ethos that ‘per­sonal con­nec­tions are impor­tant con­trib­u­tors to hap­pi­ness’, this light instal­la­tion beck­ons you to engage with oth­ers to pro­duce your own sound­track. Col­lab­o­rate with the per­son next to you to design a musi­cal mas­ter­piece of light out of inter­twined lines, shapes and par­ti­cles that sig­nify con­nec­tions and rela­tion­ships forged in life.

Paint the City. Image Courtesy of Destination NSW

Light­well by AIT, Australia

Between Piers 8/9 & 6/7, Hick­son Rd, Walsh Bay – 22 May to 08 June, 6pm ‘til midnight

Uncover the gems hid­den within Light­well as you splash and scat­ter light-paint across brick walls at Walsh Bay. Sounds, ani­ma­tions, film sequences and more reveal them­selves among your designs the more you cre­ate with those around you.

Mis­sion Control

Pyr­mont Bay Park, Pyr­mont – 22 May to 08 June, 6pm ‘til midnight

Put your skills in light and cre­ate your very own dis­play on the roof of The Star. Con­trol the dozens of search­lights atop the casino for a show to wow them all.