Digital Nights Wellington - Van Gogh Alive

An outdoor debut of the world’s most visited multi-sensory experience celebrating the world’s most famous artist, Vincent van Gogh

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When

28 Aug – 30 Oct 2020

Location

Odlins Plaza
Wellington Waterfront

Make no mistake, this is no ordinary art exhibition – forget tiptoeing through silent galleries and imagine a whole new way of interacting with art.

Created by Grande Exhibitions, Digital Nights Wellington – Van Gogh Alive is a multi-sensory immersive experience presented for the first time outdoors under the starry night sky on Wellington waterfront.

Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces will come alive in a unique exhibition experience of more than 3,000 images projected onto shipping containers at an enormous 8 metre-high scale and synchronised to a powerful classical score.

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I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day

Vincent van Gogh

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Famous artworks including The Starry Night and Sunflowers are presented in hyper-fine detail at a monumental scale, allowing you to see every brush stroke. Immersed in a vibrant symphony of light, colour and sound, you’ll feel like you’re walking right into Van Gogh’s timeless masterpieces. It’s an experience for the whole family with kids finding their own meaning amongst the breath-taking imagery.

Considered one of the world’s most famous and influential artists, Van Gogh was prolific during the late 1800s, producing over 2,000 works in little over a decade including 860 oil paintings of landscapes, portraits and still life scenes.

His Post-Impressionist works are characterised by bold colours and expressive brushstrokes which helped lay the foundations of modern art.

Van Gogh Alive has been created and produced by Melbourne-based Grande Exhibitions, a world leader in large-scale exhibitions. It uses state-of-the-art SENSORY4™ technology, a unique system that combines multi-channel motion graphics, cinema quality surround sound and up to forty high-definition projectors to provide one of the most exciting multi-screen environments in the world. 

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A Wellington First

Van Gogh Alive has travelled to over 50 cities across the globe from Abu Dhabi to Xiamen but Wellington will be the first to host the experience under the night sky.

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The experience has been created by Grande Exhibitions

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