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Florescentia – Blooms To Life!


Gather your family for FLORESCENTIA at Darling Quarter – a spectacular part of Vivid Sydney 2019 that pays homage to the intricate wonders of nature.

From the Latin word for ‘blossoming’, Florescentia’s three oversized ‘flowers’ – standing at 1.6m, 2.4m and 2.8m tall – will unfurl and retract in a mesmerising full-sensory display of light and movement, set to a complementary soundscape.

Inspired by photosynthesis – where plants harness the sun’s energy and convert it into chemical energy – the work combines the seemingly simple mechanisms of nature with an elegant and otherworldly display of blossoming colour, sound and light against Sydney’s night sky.


Gather your family for FLORESCENTIA at Darling Quarter – a spectacular part of Vivid Sydney 2019 that pays homage to the intricate wonders of nature.

From the Latin word for ‘blossoming’, Florescentia’s three oversized ‘flowers’ – standing at 1.6m, 2.4m and 2.8m tall – will unfurl and retract in a mesmerising full-sensory display of light and movement, set to a complementary soundscape.

Inspired by photosynthesis – where plants harness the sun’s energy and convert it into chemical energy – the work combines the seemingly simple mechanisms of nature with an elegant and otherworldly display of blossoming colour, sound and light against Sydney’s night sky.

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This accessible, immersive piece will be on display at Darling Quarter’s Village Green from 6pm until 11pm each night, from Friday 24th May to Saturday 15th June.

It’s free of charge and sure to captivate people of all ages!

The general public can also enjoy LUMINOUS – a permanent public art installation featuring interactive consoles on the two Village Greens, where participants can program the enormous digital light display – the largest of its kind in the world – on the building’s 150-metre façade or enjoy a pre-programmed show.

And remember you can park at Wilson Parking from Monday to Thursday for just $12 (night rate after 5pm, or $14 on Friday nights) or take advantage of their $15 flat rate on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, with even greater savings (from $10 night rate) if you book ahead!

Come and be captivated by these stunning artworks in action at Sydney’s premier community and cultural precinct, Darling Quarter. 

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