Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:46 pm
For all those who bang on about bringing back the Northern Lights art projections to the Festival, or about spreading events throughout the year -- the state government will support a new winter event called Illuminate Adelaide. It will chiefly involve art projections throughout the city but will more broadly involve the intersection of art and technology. What that means and what budget it will have is still TBA, but you can read the article over at Aunty:
Illuminate Adelaide to transcend 2021 travel restrictions with technology
Malcom Sutton, ABC Radio Adelaide, 11 August 2020
Adelaide's international summer festivals may be readjusting to what is expected to be a mostly national program due to coronavirus travel restrictions, but the newest event on the city's calendar will have no such disadvantage.
Illuminate Adelaide was announced on the weekend, a new 2021 "winter event" that will have a strong focus on technology, innovation and art.
- A new winter festival is set to showcase technology, art and innovators in Adelaide
- The budget is not yet settled, with the co-founders seeking to make it as big as possible
- A possible collaborations with the Cabaret Festival is on the cards
"I think we're fortunate in that working in this area there are a lot of different possibilities in how we might present artists' and innovators' work from elsewhere, essentially by using technology," co-founder Lee Cumberlidge said.
"We're really scouring the planet for the best of what's happening in this space."
Exactly what the festival will look like remains unknown, but punters have been told to "expect the unexpected".