LIGHTING INSTALLATIONSUtanga Tūramarama
The TSB Festival of Lights transforms Pukekura Park into a world of light and wonder! Each year we bring new installations to the festival. Here’s what was on display this year.
This season the lights will run from 18 December 2021 through until 30 January 2022.
We are accepting Lighting Artist applications for the 2021/22 season. Please read through our Lighting Installation documentation then apply via our TSB Festival of Lights expressions of interest application.
Follow us down the rabbit hole and see what’s sprouted in the Sunken Dell. These frightfully fun fungi will mesmerise young and old with their colourful spectacle.
Full Spectrum is an artistic celebration of unity and diversity in nature and humanity taking you through a fun, immersive and dynamic visual journey via a large scale passageway.
Geometric wonders, Trocto, Dodi and Icozo are back and with new addition Rhombi. Sitting at the intersection of math, science, technology, material and light. Once again you'll be wonderstruck.
Absorbing the sunlight by day, these large buoys give off a magical glow by night, turning the playground into a multi-coloured wonderland. Have a seat on the installation or view from afar!
Moving its fins in a wave-like ballet, Manta Rain traverses from above, through the air, as the sounds of rain and water engulf its movement.
Please note image is based off the artist's impression.
Mountain of Light
Mountain of Light is a monolithic installation, brought to life by a dramatic repertoire of lighting effects that begin with subtle changes in colour and culminate in a simulated eruption of colour and movement.
Twig is an enchanting abstract representation of a cluster of trees. Three trees at varying heights create and cast a vibrant blanket of colours and movements.
Inspired by the famous Origami boat we all know and love, Paper Boat sits nestled below Japanese Hill and brings Fountain Lake to life with its spectacular light show.
Get tangled amongst the 2000 metres of UV reactive rope on Palm Lawn as UV Spaghetti offers you the festival’s most immersive and surreal experience.
Suspended from above, Tumbler’s cylindrical form is clad in digital tubes and swirls with colour.
Geometric glowing wonders, each with their own mesmerising pattern, hang high above Smith Walk under a canopy of UV light.
These playful but mischievous monkeys have escaped from Brooklands Zoo. Watch as these polygonal primates interact with their new environment and tease you along the way.
Hopscotch has never looked so bright! Hop, jump and skip along this neon marvel.
Head to the Band Rotunda to unlock your musical talents. There’ll be a clothesline of laser beams for you to play with.
An explosive light and sound spectacular burns bright above you. Walk beneath and get up close to these combustible light spheres.
Flowers bloom and frogs sing the summer night away as the Upper Lake is lit up by these bright and buoyant floating clusters.
Colour the Dark
Festival in the CBD: Colour the Dark
Designed by Creature Post (New Zealand)
Be the artist! Draw your design and have it projected in real time onto a wall in the CBD!