field is an immersive mirrored maze in sydney's hyde park field is an immersive mirrored maze in sydney's hyde park
oct 16, 2013

field is an immersive mirrored maze in sydney's hyde park


field is an immersive mirrored maze in sydney’s hyde park
all images courtesy of out of the dark

 

 

 

visitors to the grassy retreat of hyde park in sydney will find themselves immersed within a labyrinth maze of mirrors, reflecting the surrounding urban landscape like a kaleidoscope. auckland-based studio out of the dark has sent designboom images of ‘field’: their multifaceted installation comprised of 81 mirrored pillars set throughout a 25 square meter plane. the 2.4m tall posts are arranged in a grid around the park, and the rows and rows that make up the 324 mirror faces refract the constantly changing scenes of the trees, grass, and sky surrounding them. ‘field’ is one of five major projects part of the 2013 sydney art and about festival, and will be situated in the park until october 20th.

 

 


field at sydney hyde park
video courtesy of out of the dark

 

 


the mirrored panels that make up ‘field’ are installed in hyde park and sit in rows throughout the grassy landscape

 

 


each mirrored pillar is over 2 meters tall

 

 


visitors interact with the immersive installation

 

 


‘field’ illuminated at night

  • WOW, really cool! I like it…!

    luisefe80 says:
  • field of gleams

    dbkii says:
  • Robert Morris and Larry Bell meet with Walter DeMaria down under

    dbkii says:
  • Beautiful!

    Bruno says:
  • I like the design but wonder if there have been any accidents with people walking/running into them or if birds hitting them?

    bob says:

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