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Every landscape hides countless untold stories…

As night descends, the giant trees in Hyde Park South are illuminated. Faces emerge from the leaves and branches, revealing lives – past and present – linked to this beautiful green space in the centre of our city. The effect is haunting. As the branches sway, these ephemeral 3D monuments shift and change, responding to the park and its history.

Emergence is presented in collaboration with the Australian Museum.

Artist-director Craig Walsh is a contemporary artist who works across art forms including theatre, architecture, public works and festivals. His work has been shown at major national and international exhibitions, and he has just completed a two-year touring residency project titled Digital Odyssey.

Steven Thomasson is a visual designer who works in film production, visual effects and 3D animation.




Location of Emergence
Hyde Park
Elizabeth Street, Sydney
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Every day, 6pm to 12am

Friday 21 September to Friday 5 October 2012



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