The Adelaide Fringe never fails to impress us. Every year they just seem to go bigger and better than the last, and 2018 is no different. The team down at the Fringe have geared up to create a spectacular corridor of light connecting the city’s eastern parklands to the Riverbank precinct during this year’s festival. The Parade of Light transforms both sides of North Terrace with buildings serving as canvases for an array of magnificent light projections.
The Parade of Light includes the spectacular luminous outdoor light show by Swiss artist, Dan Archer, Aurora Borealis, based on the iconic Northern Lights phenomenon. The cultural boulevard is a hive of activity and provides artists with a designated public space to interact with audiences across all 31 nights of the Fringe.
The Parade of Light will activate North Terrace every night of the Fringe, providing a colourful corridor as people promenade from the East End to the Riverbank precinct.
Northern Lights is known as one of the most spectacular natural sights in the world and the Fringe is bringing it to North Terrace with lasers and haze. The cultural institutions that will be illuminated include the State Library of South Australia, the South Australian Museum, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the University of Adelaide. Adelaide Fringe Chair David Minear believes it will be absolutely magical; the festival was known for the way it transformed the city into an artistic wonderland and the Parade of Light would take this to even greater heights.
Basically, North Terrace is just gonna be one huge, glittering party all Fringe season and to be honest, we couldn’t think of anything better to bring the Adelaide Fringe to the next level.
Audio Described Tour
Adelaide Fringe is also presenting an Audio Described Parade of Light Tour on Feb 27, in conjunction with Access2Arts. Tour is FREE but bookings are essential. The Audio Described Tour is for patrons who are vision impaired.