Vivid Sydney – Under the Milky Way
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Vivid Sydney – Under the Milky Way


Cushman and Wakefield



In 2019, Vivid Sydney once again champions diversity and inclusion. Tumbalong Lights is back and better than ever with an inclusive playground playSPACE thanks to the continuing partnership with the property industry.

Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, Tumbalong Lights is brought to Vivid Sydney 2019 by Cushman & Wakefield, the Access and Inclusion partner. The precinct celebrates the art of play, the basic human right of inclusion and the joy of discovery in honour of the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. Installations and activations have been produced using the principles of ‘universal design’ so that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy a trip to outer space. The design process for Tumbalong Lights involved extensive collaboration with artists who have a disability to create a world where everyone belongs.

Under the Milky Way has been designed in partnership with Miss Karlie Noon, the first indigenous astronomer in NSW. Under the Milky Way tells the story of Warambul – the Big River in the Sky. It is about discovering the Milky Way through indigenous astronomy as told by the Kamilaroi and Euahlayi people. Designers Pink Cactus and Spiire are committed to both cultural and environmental inclusion.

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