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Visual Arts: Boorna Waanginy – The Trees Speak

22 November 2018

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8 – 11 February @ Kings Park ·
Presented by Nigel Jamieson, Richard Walley, Zoe Atkinson and
Sohan Ariel Hayes ·

Let’s celebrate this land we share.

Over four extraordinary nights Kings Park is magically transformed into a cathedral of light, sound and imagery in which the trees come to life.

State of the art technology and the natural world come together for this spectacular walkthrough experience – where great flocks of birds fly overhead and animals dance and play. The event culminates with a light installation dedicated to the protection of the beautiful part of the world we live in – made in collaboration with thousands of young people across WA.

Created in association with the Noongar community, scientists and botanists, Boorna Waanginy explores the inter-connectedness of all life, the fragile beauty of South West Australia’s landscape and the threats it now faces.

Friday 8 Feb – Monday 11 Feb 8pm-11pm
Last entry at 10.30pm

More info:
https://www.perthfestival.com.au/experience/boorna-waanginy

Pictured: Boorna Waanginy, credit: Rachael Barrett

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