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Kaleidoscope Melbourne Mirror Maze | TOT: HOT OR NOT


Kaleidoscope is an epic set up at Arts Centre Melbourne that transports you right into a world of continually shifting illusions by the usage of glass, metal, mirrors and shifting prisms.

The main artwork set up by artist Keith Courtney is an unmissable mirror maze that may have you ever trying up, down and round you in a complete new completely different method.

Kaleidoscope Melbourne

Kaleidoscope Melbourne makes use of the identical idea because the kaleidoscope out of your childhood – do not forget that little thrilling tube utilizing mirrors and colored glass to create ever-changing patterns by a tiny eyehole?

This huge-scale kaleidoscope blows up the small toy right into a labyrinth of mirrored corridors to create an immersive art work that shows a symphony of sunshine, color and sound. 

You would possibly even discover that by your go to, your sense of movement and gravity feels a bit distorted. It is onerous to know what’s a wall and what’s a mirror and so I stroll by the corridors stepping gingerly!

Areas fracture, shock and disorientate the senses at each flip. Throughout our go to the children like to play an infinite recreation of hide-and-seek!

Kaleidoscope Photo by Sophie Argiriou Resized

Keith Courtney is an acclaimed Melbourne-based artist that has been making among the most fascinating artwork tasks in collaboration with main Australian festivals, worldwide artists and venues. 

Courtney is well-known to Melbourne audiences for different large-scale artwork tasks akin to ‘The Home of Mirrors’ and ‘1000 Doorways’.

These have been additionally beforehand featured on the Arts Centre Melbourne forecourt and have been so fashionable that the tasks toured main cities throughout the globe and attracted greater than half one million guests.

Whereas the idea of Kaleidoscope is created by Courtney, the art work is a collaboration with visible artist Ash Keating – discover his distinctive streaks of daring color on the surface – composer Tamil Rogeon and artist Samantha Slicer alongside a group of extremely expert technicians.

The Kaleidoscope mirror maze is enjoyable at any time of day however I extremely advocate visiting at evening when it’s lit up in a myriad of rainbow colors. This can assist you to higher expertise the multi-sensory journey of sound and lightweight throughout the art work.

Kaleidoscope Photo by Keith Courtney

Kaleidoscope is open on the Arts Centre forecourt from Wednesday 1 June to Sunday 24 July 2022. After these dates, it is going to then head to the Brisbane Powerhouse from Thursday 11 August to Monday 3 October 2022, adopted by a global tour.


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