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Adelaide Fringe: Celestial Gardens - The Secret Sounds of Plants

Adelaide Fringe: Celestial Gardens - The Secret Sounds of Plants


Dates: 23-24 February, 26 February and 1-5 March 2023

Time: 8:00pm-10:30pm

Location: Bicentennial Conservatory, Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Tickets: Full price $42, Concession: $36, Child: $18 - adult tickets include a complimentary beverage.

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Can plants communicate? What would they say if they could speak?

Discover the hidden language of plants as you explore Celestial Gardens in this Adelaide Fringe event.

Celestial Gardens features a large-scale interactive plant music installation. With a chorus of 10 singing plants, it utilises technology to translate biodata to music.

Housed in the awe-inspiring venue of the Bicentennial Conservatory, the experiential installation aims to assist in starting a dialogue necessary to re-establish a balanced relationship between humanity and the greater environment by giving nature the voice to speak.

Celestial Gardens is a transcendent experience of deep listening and reconnection. You will wander through the rainforest communicating with the plants as:

  • they respond to you through movement and touch
  • you journey through pathways of light, vivid colour, aural art and
  • you explore the enchanted rainforest as it sings a symphony of super-nature.

This exciting eventalso hosts an exclusive line-up of special guest artists presenting their work, including the award-winning virtual reality fairy tale Otanical by the celebrated art-technology innovators at Felicity Arts.

Be rejuvenated as you bathe in the healing vibes of nature, allowing the plants to give you your own unique sound bath experience.

★★★★★ “Highly Recommended” - Planet Sounds.

★★★★★ “Plant Songs: Sound Bath in the Celestial Gardens indeed offered a brilliant and enriching, relaxing experience!” - Radio Adelaide

ICOSA 20: WINNER – Weekly Fringe Award (John Chataway Innovation Award)

Please note: Some performances have changed times since the Adelaide Fringe Guide was printed.

Presented by:
Sacred Resonance & In Search of the Divine

Sacred Resonance, in collaboration with notable artist and curator, In Search of the Divine, present Celestial Gardens where plants, and visual art speak with audiences.

Sacred Resonance

Sacred Resonance is a music, art and educational business run by Darren Curtis (B.A Hon. Mus.Tech) and Bradley Pitt.
They develop immersive experiences and multi-media sound installations merging art and consciousness.

In Search of the Divine

In her art practice, Jessica Curtis, uses art as a transformative vehicle to assist in the reorientation of consciousness to a multi-dimensional perspective.


Event Information:

Parking/Facilities:

Free parking is available on Plane Tree Drive (off Hackney Road) for this evening event.

Toilets are available in the Garden.

Entry and Exit to the event:

Conservatory Gate (B13 on the map), Plane Tree Drive, off Hackney Road.

Accessibility:

The event has wheelchair access. Please note that this is not a seated event, but a limited amount of seating is available in the venue for short rests and at the bar.

Refreshments:

A Botanical Bar is available for a selection of drinks, including a special non-alcoholic botanical spritzer made from herbs in a local garden.

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