Vivid lights up iconic Sydney Opera House

THE Sydney Opera House is one of our country's most iconic landmarks and great pieces of architecture.

But for a couple of weeks in May and June, the Jorn Utzon-designed building becomes one of Australia's greatest, monumental and visually-stunning works of art.

Vivid Sydney has again lit up the Opera House in a technicolour display that has already captured the imagination of thousands of locals, tourists and art-lovers.

In a video filmed by Storyful, the Opera House's famous sails glow with a reddish hue that eventual, thanks to whip-like tendrils, take over the entire structure like an unstoppable tide.

The entire attack of light is accompanied to the eerie soundtrack of pulsating bursts and a soft but noticeable crackle.

The show, aptly named 'Lighting of the Sails: Audio Creatures', is the joint brainchild of art director Ash Bolland, sound-wizard Amon Tobin and Olympic veterans Spinifex.

Vivid Sydney hosts 'Lighting of the Sails: Audio Creatures', along with an extensive array of other exhibitions of light and sound, until June 17.


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