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6—24 Sep

The Pool

The Pool

Create a tidal wave of lights and colourful effects with every step. Please, touch the art!

POOL (verb): combine, amalgamate, blend, join forces, league, merge, put together, share.

Transforming South Bank Parklands for Brisbane Festival is this award-winning artwork inspired by tidal pools of Australia. The Pool is a giant field of concentric circles that swirl with colour when activated by touch, inviting visitors to jump, dance and play across the cosmos, to their hearts content!

Created by New York artist Jen Lewin, The Pool has travelled to over sixty exhibition venues in more than twenty countries since 2008.

Originally built for Burning Man, the exhibit comprises of 100 light pads that change colours when touched. Lewin developed the mechanics behind the artwork herself, using mesh-network technology and custom code, to create individual platforms that communicate with one another when touched, encouraging participation in an ever-changing composition.

So, jump right in and bask around in The Pool!

By Jen Lewin
Presented by arrangement with Illuminate Adelaide


Price

Free

Times

Opening hours:
Tue-Thu: 6pm-10pm
Fri: 6pm-midnight
Sat: 6pm-midnight
Sun: 6pm-10pm

Where

BOQ Festival Garden ›
410 Stanley St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Getting Here
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#Artist

Jen Lewin

Jen Lewin

Over her 25-year career, internationally recognised new media and interactive sculptor, Jen Lewin, has honed her architectural background to fabricate large-scale, interactive, public sculptures that encourage community interaction and play.


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How to get there

BOQ Festival Garden ›
410 Stanley St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Getting Here

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