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Lunar Lantern: The Dog

Where
501 George St
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Cnr Bathurst and George Streets (outside Regent Place Shopping Centre)
When

Every day, all day Saturday 29 January to Sunday 13 February

Cost

Free

Dogs are known for being loyal, kind and honest, but it is their inherent playful nature that has inspired this lantern.

The shiny coat of the Dog is represented in the form of shimmering, colourful flowers that are made out of recycled plastic bottles. Reaching up to 2.8m in height, the Dog is festive, fun and friendly.

Artist bio

Alexandra Sommer and Brad Clark are creatives working across Events, Theatre & Production Design. Graduates of the NIDA, Alexandra and Brad’s theatrical body of work includes Jerry Springer the Opera at the Sydney Opera House, Gallipoli for STC and All the Blood and All the Water for Riverside Theatre Company, for which they won a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Set Design.

Alexandra & Brad have designed the inaugural Winter Feast for MONA, the launch of the Barangaroo Reserve site and have worked on the Lunar Lanterns exhibition since 2016.

Lunar Tour

Find these magnificent giant artworks on the Lunar Tour.

The free, self-guided tour is available in the Sydney Culture Walks app. Download from the App Store or on Google Play now.

Listen to an audio description of this lantern.

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