Impulse | Lateral Office & CS Design (CAN)
Take a ride on one of 15 illuminated musical see-saws in this award winning interactive art playground, Impulse.
You'll become the musician and artist as your movement and rhythm activate the light and sounds of the seesaw.
Impulse is a giant instrument and composition that is constantly changing. When see-saws are played at the same time, they create musical harmonies and dynamic light waves.
You can play up-close or see Impulse from a distance as a fascinating urban panorama. Impulse has lit up public spaces across Canada, United States of America, United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East. Now, the installation visits the Southern Hemisphere for the first time to light up the beach. Don't miss this magical experience.
A degree of mobility is required.
About the creators:
Lateral Office is an experimental design practice that operates at the intersection of architecture, landscape, and urbanism. CS Design is a consultancy that approaches lighting design from the perspective of architect.
- Wed 4 Apr 2018 — Sun 15 Apr 2018
- Wed 4 Apr, 07:00pm - 11:00pmThu 5 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmFri 6 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmSat 7 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmSun 8 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmMon 9 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmTue 10 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmWed 11 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmThu 12 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmFri 13 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmSat 14 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pmSun 15 Apr, 01:00pm - 11:00pm
- Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
- Accessibility information
Information on accessibility at Festival 2018 is currently being updated. Please contact [email protected] if you have any specific questions in the interim.
Creation and execution: Lateral Office and CS Design
Production: Quartier des Spectacles Partnership, Montreal, Canada
Sound design: Mitchell Akiyama
Fabrication: Generique Design
Head photo: Courtesy of Scottsdale Canal Convergence, Sean Deckert
Photo in the body of the text: Impulse à Detroit @Courtesy of Downtown Detroit Partnership
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