Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2018

  • Vivid Ideas welcomes 80 entrepreneurs in a battle of the minds

    31 May 2018

    This one-night event is the culmination of 100 days of blood, sweat and innovation fuelled by the bright sparks of the future.

  • WOW!

    30 May 2018

    Hurricane’s created “Over the Rainbow” as a special Vivid milkshake!

  • 100% GreenPower

    23 May 2018

    While this year’s Vivid Sydney at Chatswood will transport you to another time and place, the festival will be 100% green powered, thanks to Willoughby City Council’s commitment to sustainability.

  • Five reasons to take your kids to Vivid Sydney at Chatswood

    22 May 2018

    Futurescape at The Concourse will take kids and families on a visual journey through space, starting at the big bang and continuing on through the solar system onto distant galaxies with nebulas and black holes.

  • Vivid’s Knight of Fire

    22 May 2018

    Made from red tinted mirror pieces, the Knight of Fire garment is a powerful female knight of the future.

  • 20,000 hand-dyed cable ties and one stunning feature-like plume

    21 May 2018

    Artist Andi Regan painstakingly created a majestic garment inspired by the protected kererū (New Zealand wood pigeon).

  • Kids stuff! The best Vivid kids activities at Chatswood

    21 May 2018

    Children’s eyes will light up as Chatswood brings magic carpet rides, trips to outer space and a musical octopus to life - there’s so much to ignite the imagination.

  • Meet the artist: Thom Buchanan creating art live

    21 May 2018

    It’s not every day that you get to experience an artist create a masterpiece right before your eyes.

  • Watercolours on The Concourse

    18 May 2018

    Hong Kong watercolour artist Elaine Chiu will delve into an exploration of future cities in an artwork created live at Chatswood.

  • Chatswood, bite-by-bite

    17 May 2018

    Alongside the glittering light shows, interactive installations and rhythmic beats, Chatswood is set to be a foodie’s delight, with a plethora of sensational cuisine hot spots on offer.

  • Boogie to junkyard beats

    16 May 2018

    Ordinary household items and recycled materials will be transformed into musical instruments – and you’re invited to play!

  • Food mecca....

    15 May 2018

    A pop up international food market hosting some of Sydney’s most popular bites will find their home in stalls made from recycled materials.

  • A Kaleidoscope of Fashion

    14 May 2018

    One of six incredible garments on exhibition, this colourful creation draws inspiration from the kaleidoscope itself.

  • Dive into something delicious… and keep the kids amused!

    10 May 2018

    Visitors are spoilt for choice at Chatswood this year with an impressive array of dining options at District Dining, right beside two of our favourite art installations!

  • Amigos light the way….

    9 May 2018

    Forget the ‘do not touch’ signs, artists Simone Chua and Renzo B. Larriviere will deliver a spectacular interactive art installation that they invite you to touch.

  • A reflective metal dress… laser cut and folded in patterns!

    8 May 2018

    Feast your eyes on this incredible creation by Rodney Leong. And you get to see it in person at Chatswood Chase Sydney!

  • 38 volunteers. 760 hours. One incredible piece of art

    7 May 2018

    In an unassuming corner of The Concourse car park, an Aladdin’s Cave is coming to life in preparation for the Light Market - a pop-up international food market part of Vivid Sydney at Chatswood.

  • Meet the Artist: Geoff Cobham immerses audiences in global destinations

    1 May 2018

    Award winning lighting and set designer Geoff Cobham is bringing his innovative and imaginative designs to life at Chatswood.

  • An outer space voyage – inspired by NASA

    30 Apr 2018

    Future Scape is a large scale, 360º projection installation featuring NASA imagery of deep space, set across the sails of The Concourse performing arts centre.

  • Join the Cosmos with some WearableArt

    27 Apr 2018

    Indonesian designer Rinaldy Yunardi’s “Cosmos” garment took four months to make! And considering he’s dressed celebs including Nicki Minaj and Zoe Saldana, it’s not surprising there’s a Hollywood edge to his creation in the World of WearableArt (WOW) exhibition.

  • Calling all lava lamps and glomesh bags

    11 Apr 2018

    Breathe new life into your lava lamps and glomesh bags by making them part of Vivid. Instead of just hanging around the house and gathering dust, these items can be part of our event.

  • Chatswood’s a trip through time and space for Vivid Sydney 2018

    20 Mar 2018

    From May 25 to June 16, Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, will transform the Chatswood CBD