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Lunar Lantern: The Snake

Where
Circular Quay
Circular Quay
Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000
Under the Cahill Expressway
When

Every day, all day Friday 12 February to Sunday 21 February

Cost

Free

Private, wise and intuitive, the enigmatic Snake has no qualms about outing itself first. 

The physical allure of the Snake is explored in its sinuous form. Inspired by the traditional art of Chinese kite-making, this golden snake flies above the public, representing prosperity and wealth. The artists have also featured the Chinese happiness symbols in the snake’s eyes as a symbol of good fortune for the coming year.

About the artist

amigo and amigo, co-founded by Simone Chua and Renzo B Larriviere, is a Sydney-based lighting and design studio that explores the combination of light and sculpture in public spaces. Best known for its large-scale interactive works, amigo and amigo has exhibited extensively in Australia and in Shanghai, China.

Lunar Lanterns walk

Find these magnificent giant artworks on the Lunar Lanterns walk.

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

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Listen to an audio description of this lantern.

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