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Welcome to I light Marina Bay . This is Asia’s First and only sustainable Light arts festival . The festival runs from March 9th to April 1st 2012 .

I light Marina Bay | Theme for 2012

I light Marina Bay is the second edition of the festival . The first was in 2010 . This time , the theme is “Light Meets Asia” , and with this theme , the festival provides opportunities for artists to inspire and to create beauty and myth as part of the Asian culture through the creative use of light

There are close to 30  dynamic light art pieces from international and local artists  installed at various locations around the Bay. Visitors are able to appreciate and witness these site-specific light art installations designed by artists with the  majority of the installations  located along the 3.5 km waterfront promenade. A robust programme of entertainment and activities targeted at the public and tourists is planned to complete the visitor experience.

I light Marina Bay | Artists

Some high lights of the events includes “The Garden of lights” by Hexogon Solution , Singapore . The Garden of Light is actually an animated projection using 3D digital mapping technology to light up the ArtScience Museum  . The work expresses the beauty of the natural world depicted by butterflies in their journey in a single day .

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Then there is “Key Frames” from Groupe LAPS of France . Key Frames is a 20 stick man figures which comes to life in a choreographed display of light and sound

Then we have “Fancy/lightweight” from Cornelia Erdmann of HongKong . Coloured LED wires are strung to create a fan-like shapes with astounding beauty .

We also have “light up” the Merlion  by projecting colours onto Singapore’s famous  icon , the Merlion . This is the work of Ocubo of Portugal .

There are many more exhibits . Admission is free and so bring along your cameras , tripods and children when the sun sets . It should be a very enjoyable family affair for all

 

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