glowing angler fish bicycles by group d collective glowing angler fish bicycles by group d collective
jul 30, 2012

glowing angler fish bicycles by group d collective

‘angler fish’ bicycles as part of the VIVID sydney light festival image © keith mcinnes photography


during the annual VIVID sydney light event, group d collective, an australian multidisciplinary studio, built multiple illuminated
‘angler fish’ to take part in the festival. the glowing structures are in fact bicycles that were able to be ridden around the city,
creating a colorful aquatic spectacle to adorn the grey urban landscape. the three deep-sea creatures were fabricated with custom
frames that then had digitally-printed lycra and chiffon skins pulled tightly over. the radiant purple, blue and green tones coordinated
well with the theme of the vibrant carnival, bringing a marine glow to its audience.

the fish brightened the city streets image © keith mcinnes photography

each fish was custom made image © keith mcinnes photography

image © keith mcinnes photography

image © keith mcinnes photography


image © natalie ingram

  • great pictures
    BUT IT REALLY WOULD HAVE BEEN INTERESTING TO SEE PEOPLE IN THEM !!!!
    missed chance to make a greater impact
    thank you

    Paedra says:
  • oooh

    Hector says:
  • really cool, love them. What a way to travel!

    Nemo says:
  • Burning Man, late ’90’s.

    Yellow says:
  • Too bad there isnt a video of them being ridden around the streets that night.
    I couldn\’t even find one up on youtube.
    🙁 sad 🙁 i would have loved to see them cruising down the city streets at night.

    MsMissy says:

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