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Particle/Wave at World Science Festival Brisbane


PARTICLE/WAVE: WHERE SCIENCE & ART COLLIDE

20-23 MARCH 2019

SIR THOMAS BRISBANE PLANETARIUM. Tix: HERE

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mount Coot Tha Road, Toowong QLD, Australia

PARTICLE/WAVE is an immersive multimedia celebration of the discovery of gravitational waves that combines poetry, video art, live music and science.

First observed in 2015, gravitational waves are ripples in space-time, traveling away from exploding stars, merging black holes and other cosmological phenomena. Physicist Stephen Hawking called them ‘a completely new way of looking at the universe.’

A mind-expanding collaboration of artists and internationally renowned scientists, PARTICLE/WAVE offers a unique lens into this incredible discovery. Following a sell-out season at the Melbourne Festival 2018, PARTICLE/WAVE will look deep into the universe under the spectacular dome of the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.


“It’s a show that’s at once spectacular and intimate, bringing home the confounding mysteries of the universe”

Alison Croggon – Witness Performance

Trailer imagery by Andrew Watson, Carl Knox, Sar Ruddenklau, Isobel Knowles and featuring manipulated elements of work by Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure. Trailer edit and music by Andrew Watson.

Particle/Wave is presented in conjunction with Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

Earlier Event: November 15
Earthrise