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Enormous Anglerfish on Wheels Storm Sydney’s VIVID Light Festival in Australia

Posted By Tafline Laylin On July 31, 2012 @ 7:55 am In Art,Bicycles,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Transportation,Innovation | 3 Comments

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Follow the Current was easily one of the most exciting installations at this year’s VIVID Sydney festival [1]. Comprised of digitally-printed designs on lycra and chiffon, along with fins, bobble eyes, and giant teeth – all made with about 50 meters of fabric donated by Sublitech [2] – each anglerfish is wrapped around a bicycle fitted with fish-shaped accessories.

Illuminated from within [3], the fish then “swam” around the city streets, wowing spectators with their otherworldly presence. This is the first time we have featured work by this Australian collective, but we have a very sneaky suspicion that it won’t be the last!

+ Group D Creative Collective [4]

Via Inspir3d [5]

all images by Group D Creative Collective [4] via Sublitech [2]

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[1] VIVID Sydney festival: http://www.vividsydney.com/

[2] Sublitech: http://sublitech.com.au/vivid-sydney/

[3] Illuminated from within: http://inhabitat.com/luzinterruptus-create-illuminated-swimming-pool-sculpture-from-recycled-containers/

[4] + Group D Creative Collective: http://www.facebook.com/GroupDCreativeCollective

[5] Inspir3d: http://inspir3d.net/2012/07/23/giant-glowing-anglerfish-bikes-in-sydney/

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