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Vivid Sydney is one of the highlights of the year (pun intended), so here are five picks from our team for those who love planning and design as much as we do.

I Have Feelings Too

How would you feel if someone sat on you? Benches in Chatswood Mall come to life when you take a seat. Find out what it feels like to be a part of the (street) furniture.
Date: 25 May – 16 June
I Have Feelings Too

Vivid Sydney installation: We have feelings too

The Vivid World of Virtual Reality

Immerse yourself in the future of data visualisation in a workshop exploring how to use virtual and augmented reality in the design industry.
From 25 May
Vivid World of Virtual Reality

Vivid Sydney installation: the vivid world of reality

Creative Thinking and Inventing for Kids

It’s never too soon to get your kids thinking creatively. Let your little ones follow the full Design Thinking cycle and come home with their very own invention!
Date: 9 June
Creative Thinking and Inventing For Kids  

Vivid Sydney Installation: Creative thinking for kids


Reimagine common structural materials as controls to animate light and sound. Express yourself by touching copper sensors to control architectural effects.
Date: 25 May – 16 June

Vivid Sydney Installation: activated


How do we stay connected in the digital age? Move through a maze of translucent cubes, designed to arouse feelings of disorientation and isolation. Locate the centre of the maze and find you’re not alone after all.
Date: 25 May – 16 June


Vivid Sydney Installation: closer

Vivid Sydney runs for 23 nights from Friday 25 May – Saturday 16 June 2018. #vividsydney