Photos from the Little Operations launch in our Deakin Edge with artist Ivan Cheng and Chamber Made Opera.

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Launching Little Operations



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Tara Rajkumar celebrates 30 years of living and dancing in Australia

One of our artists from The Light in Winter is interviewed by The Indian Sun as she celebrates a great milestone.



Humour is a very challenging thing to photograph but Stu Morley is the master - there’s something wonderfully tongue-in-cheek that characterises his work.

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Play for Placemaking


"When selecting major installations by local and international artists, the ‘playfulness’ is considered."

Read our case study on the importance of play written for Place Leaders »

From The Light in Winter to ACCA

Dean Stevens and Jesse Petersen with their piece titled [ everything ] which will be part of the <i>Optical Mix</i> exhibition at ACCA.

Two of the creative forces behind the Anachron sculptures that exhibited at Fed Square for The Light in Winter are now showing new work at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. 

Cake Industries have created two large-scale light pillars that expose the beauty and intricate nature of the individual ‘pixel’. The work is showing as part of the Optical Mix exhibition of light, kinetics and visual oscillations, showing until 28 September 2014.

Photo via The Age.

Melbourne’s Radiant Lines

Another look back at Radiant Lines - UK architect Asif Khan’s first Australian commission, which was specially made for this year’s The Light in Winter.

Winter Solstice in Melbourne

Watch just some of the beautiful moments from our Solstice Celebration, which is held every year for The Light in Winter. All of the festival’s artists and participants come together to mark the winter solstice - the longest night of the year - and the new journey toward spring.


We’re looking for an artist to create an installation in the Deakin Edge for Arup’s Penguin Pool conference on Friday 19 September. 

Is that you? If so, submit your idea by Wednesday 13 August.

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Learn how Melbourne-based media artists, Cake Industries and Papermoon Puppet Theatre from Indonesian, came together to create whimsical sculptures of electromechanical theatre and handmade puppetry.

Anachron exhibited as part of The Light in Winter 2014.

Melbourne hip hop/reggae/soul artists, Muma Doesa and Quashani Bahd performing by our Indigenous campfire at The Light in Winter, June 2014.


In 2011, we commissioned Viennese/Croatian design collective Numen/For Use to create their packing tape installation to Federation Square. Now there has been 11 Tapes around the world!

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Studio Channel shares a compilation of our DIY Shrine videos from The Light in Winter.

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