Fed Square’s annual event The Light in Winter is currently running for the month of June. Exhibitions, film screening, formus and the popular Solstice Celebration bring together Melbourne’s culturally diverse communities with a night of music, performance and food.
This year one of the main features of the event is the world première the Helix Tree, a new work by Australian light artist Bruce Ramus.
Helix Tree of curved steel beams spirals 13 metres into the sky with 1.5 kms of LED lights entwined throughout the branches. The Helix Tree is equipped with advanced sound-responsive technology designed to respond to both volume and pitch of the voice with a colourful light display.
The Light in Winter festival will be held until June 30th and every evening at dusk you can see some of Melbourne’s best choirs in a free, choral performance lighting up the Helix Tree.
Worth a look.