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Blinc

Elder Park / Adelaide Festival Centre / Torrens Riverbank Precinct

Details

Elder Park

King William Road

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Bus stop Z2 travelling from North into Adelaide CBD or stop A2 travelling into Adelaide CBD from the South.
This venue is a short walk from the Adelaide Railway Station, which can be reached via train or tram.

Elder Park - Map ACCESS

Can I buy tickets on site?
Provided the concert is not sold out, tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
What time should I get there?
Gates open at 5:30pm, concert starts at 8:45pm. If you purchased a General Admission ticket, please note that seating is not provided, and you will be standing or seating on the grass.

FACILITIES

Are toilets available on site?
Temporary toilets (including access toilets) will be available on site.
Is there any catering/food/drinks?
There will be bars and a variety of quality catering on site. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from 5:30pm until the end of the concert.
Is there an ATM on site?
There are no ATM’s in Elder Park, however there are plenty of ATM’s close by. Please note that cashless payments will be preferred.
Is there first aid on site?
There will be dedicated first aid on site for the event as well as security to ensure a fun and safe experience to all guests. Refer to our staff if you need anything during the event.
What if I lose something during the event?
There will be an information booth on site which will also act as a lost property point and a missing and found children’s location.

FOR YOUR SAFETY

Please be prepared to participate in a bag search upon entrance. In order to enter quickly, we advise you travel light and don’t bring a bag.

What am I NOT permitted to bring in?
 - High chairs (low chairs only are allowed in General Admission)
 - Umbrellas, tents or sunshades
 - Alcohol, drinks in glass or aluminium cans.
 - Bikes (not inside the event but parking is available outside)
 - Pets (guide and assistance animals permitted)
 - Professional standard still or video cameras, audio recording devices and tripods.

Any recording, photography or filming of the performance is prohibited.

WEATHER

Will the outdoor concerts go ahead if it’s raining?
The Grace Jones and The Lost and Found Orchestra performances will go ahead rain or shine! In the case of severe weather, please check adelaidefestival.com.au at 4pm on the day of the performance for final weather details in the event of inclement weather.

DRIVING TO THE EVENT?

Please note that Adelaide Festival Centre's car park is closed.
Visit UPark to find the closest car park to your venue. We recommend UPark Gawler Place or UPark Topham Mall.


Dates

Fri 27 Feb, 5pm-late / Sat 28 Feb-Sun 15 Mar, 8.30pm-late

Prices

Free Event

Various Countries / Free Event

Curated by Joel Cockrill and Craig Morrison

A free public event of unprecedented scale and significance, Blinc transforms Elder Park and surrounds into a giant spectacular outdoor digital art gallery, every night of the festival.

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Stroll from one light and sound installation to the next and immerse yourself in this exclusive survey of the very best international digital art. From large-scale projections to extraordinary laser works, building-mapping projects, and more intimate, interactive experiences, this cutting-edge selection displays astonishing feats of technical brilliance from some of the world's best artists. As much a family experience as a contemporary art exhibition, Blinc is an event to return to again and again during the festival, as everything from a series of faces projected in trees to a larger-than-life three dimensional elephant light up this iconic precinct in the most unforgettable way.

Blinc Bar

Located at the heart of our open-air gallery in Elder Park, Blinc Bar is open every night during the festival serving quick eats and refreshments from pre-show until late into the night. Get exhibition maps and the lowdown on all things Blinc at our information booth before walking the digital art installations, and swing back afterwards to bask in what you just experienced over a drink with friends and family. A picturesque pitstop to refresh, recharge and revel on the riverbank.

Credits

FEATURED ARTISTS

Animate Projects (UK)
Jonathan Attridge (UK)
László Zsolt Bordos (HUN)
Madison Bycroft (AUS)
Casa Magica (GER)
Wendy Dawson (UK)
Dawn of Man (USA)
H C Gilje (NOR)
Perry Hall & Elliott Sharp (USA)
Hartung and Trenz (GER)
Ray Harris (AUS)
Ryoichi Kurokawa (JPN)
Jessica Lloyd Jones (UK)
Craig Morrison (UK)
Murmur (FRA)
Nasim Nasr (IRN/AUS)
Tony Oursler (USA)
Squidsoup (UK/NZ)
Kirsten Swensen (NED)
Topla Design (FRA)
Sean Vicary (UK)
Cecilia Westerberg (DEN)

SUPPORTING PARTNERS Fyfe, InterContinental Adelaide, Santos, TDC and University of South Australia

IMAGE 1 Tony Oursler, The Influence Machine, 2000 IMAGE 2 Squidsoup, Submergence, Photo Paul Blakemore IMAGE 3 Topla, Elephantastic! Photo Catherine Garrett

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