Spier Light Art Exhibition- 10 Dec to 31 Jan
Try to get here before 6pm, and enjoy the sunset with a selection of cheese and charcuterie platters at the Wine Tasting room. Be sure to book your dinner at Eight Restaurant or Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery before exploring the sound and light installations. Some works are best seen at dusk. Entrance is free.
A key work on display is In die sterre geskryf (“Written in the stars”) by Berco Wilsenach, produced in 2009 as part of a body of work called Project for the Blind Astronomer – an artistic investigation into different decoding systems with which our visible night sky can be mapped and explained to a visually impaired audience. The panels are lit from within, creating an effect of thousands of dots floating in midair. This creates an experience of endless space and an infinitive number of dots reflecting within each of the panels. This is the first time In die sterre geskryf will be exhibited outside, drawing upon the real stars above for an even more immersive artistic experience.
Read more about the works here.
Entrance to the Light Art Festival is free from until 31 January. Some works will be visible at dusk, whilst others switch on at 20:30.