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New Horizons: The Darkest Web

When it comes to the online realm, there’s the world wide web – the internet we all know. Then there’s the dark web – the parallel internet accessed...

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The Darkest Web - New Horizons - Vivid Ideas 2019
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $30.00

Herbie Hancock

In an event not to be missed, the legendary Herbie Hancock will perform in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall for one night only, drawing upon his innovative...

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Herbie Hancock - Vivid Live 2019
Price: From: $89.00

Harbour Lights

Harbour Lights turns the waters of Sydney Harbour into a light spectacular, with many vessels moving across the water in a gentle, synchronised lighting...

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Harbour Lights
Location: Harbour Lights Price: Free

Lights for the Wild

Stand with us and become a light for the wild. Lights for the Wild at Taronga Zoo Sydney backed by American Express is back! Running from 24 May–15...

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tiger cubs
Location: Taronga Zoo Price: From: $19.95

Underworld

Returning to the Sydney Opera House for an Australian exclusive performance, legendary British techno duo Underworld are set to transform the mighty Concert...

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Underworld - Vivid Live 2019
Location: Sydney Opera House Price: From: $89.00

Programs

New Horizon Talk Series

Meet the experts using their genius and creativity to tackle global and local issues in a bid to make our future brighter.

New Horizon Talk Series

X|Celerate

23 inner city venues showcasing emerging acts across every imaginable genre. Check out the line-ups, there’s something fresh and essential for everyone.

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Vivid Art After Hours

Join us to discover diverse meanings of belonging as we explore an inner life, concepts of spirituality, cultural identity, and social diversity.

Art After Hours

Carriageworks

Expect nothing less than large-scale, immersive and high-quality cultural experiences that amplify the best of contemporary urban Sydney.

Carriageworks

Vivid Live

Bursting into its second decade, Vivid LIVE welcomes the most influential music heroes and stellar contemporary acts to Sydney Opera House

Vivid Live

Vivid School

Vivid Schools is aimed at encouraging High School students in Years 9-12 to learn more about the creative processes involved and future career opportunities

Vivid School 2019

Vivid Ideas Exchange

Discover something new, be inspired and sharpen your creative skills with Vivid Ideas. Join us for sessions on storytelling, design and innovation, health and wellness, data and AI as well as robots and family fun.

Vivid ideas exchange

Ideas

Next Gen Female Innovators

In Australia women represent only 34 per cent of entrepreneurs, yet the number of female entrepreneurs is growing at a faster rate than for men. Determined...

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Next Gen Female Innovators
Price: From: $44.00

Vogue Codes LIVE

The trend we need to set? Empowering future female innovation. Connect with Vogue Australia who, together with the most influential names in technology...

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Vogue Codes LIVE - Vivid Sydney 2019
Location: Carriageworks Price: From: $131.00

I'm Not Racist, But ...

Join us as some of Australia’s finest comedians and slam poets take a hilarious and satirical poke at Australian society.  I’m Not Racist...

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I'm Not Racist, But ...
Location: Giant Dwarf Price: From: $40.00

Freshflix Film Festival

The Freshflix 2019 Film Festival season is going to be bigger than Ben Hur. The team behind what has affectionately become known as Australia’s...

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Freshflix Film Festival
Location: Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $10.00

Light

Empyrean

Empyrean is an exploration of the compression of space and time at the limits of our comprehensible universe. The installation explores the correlation...

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Empyrean - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Torus

Torus is a playful wavy reflection of light and sound expressions that interacts with people’s vibrations and emotions. The arrangement comes from...

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Torus
Price: Free

Co-Existence

The Concourse architecture is transformed by a surreal deconstruction of the building. The 3D mapped projection illuminates visual and metaphorical connections...

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Vivid Sydney 2019 - Co-existence
Location: Chatswood Price: Free

Habit/At

Is it habit that as Australians we buy and dispose of 118,000 tonnes of plastic water bottles and 3.2 billion plastic bags every year? It’s time to change...

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HABIT/AT - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Beetopia

Beetopia is a giant glowing bee hotel with oversized, colourful native bees crawling all over it. Inspired by the fast-growing trend of bee hotel...

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Beetopia - Vivid Light 2019
Price: Free

Music

Camelot Lounge X|Celerate Program

For the past 13 years, the people behind Camelot Lounge have been changing the face of the Sydney music landscape. Camelot Lounge is one of Sydney’s...

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Camelot Lounge X|Celerate Program
Location: Camelot Lounge Price: From: $1.00