Field of Light art installation, and global phenomenon, by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro, is coming to Australia for the first time. As part of Ayers Rock Resort’s commitment to arts and culture, it’s hosting the biggest Field of Light installation to date at the place that inspired it – Uluru.
Bruce Munro and his team will install more than 50,000 slender stems crowned with frosted-glass spheres that will bloom as darkness falls over Australia’s spiritual heartland. Pathways will draw viewers into the installation, which will come to life under a sky brilliant with stars.
About the artist
Bruce Munro is noted for his immersive site-specific installations that employ light to evoke emotional response, often in an outdoor context and on a monumental scale. Born in London in 1959, Munro’s passion for light as a medium began in Australia. Munro visited Uluru in 1992 as he bid farewell the country he’d called home for eight years.
Field of Light Pass
Your Field of Light experience begins with a convenient hotel pick-up and short transfer to the remote desert location. As darkness has fallen, the 50,000 slender stems crowned with radiant frosted-glass spheres will gently bloom with rhythms of coloured light. Temporarily lose yourself in this monumental light installation its pathways draw you in.
There are 3 departures, 30mins after sunset, 1hr 15mins after sunset and 2hrs after sunset
• General admission to Field of Light • 1hr 15min walk-through the illuminated Field of Light after dark • Coach to and from Field of Light from all hotels • Tour departs 30 mins after sunset
Note: pass does not give access to the raised viewing area
Field of Light, Uluru, Bruce Munro 2016 Photo by: Mark Pickthall
Tour Guideline Price:
AUD $39 / GBP £23
2 hours 15mins including transfers
Please note: All optional excursion descriptions represent a typical itinerary and will not necessarily operate exactly as outlined. Distant Journeys reserves the right to change the local operators at short notice if deemed necessary and appropriate.
The organisation and communication were first class. The flexibility in travelling to the destination was impressive and the hotels where we stayed in were all of a good standard. Our Coach was driven by Ken, who was a character and nothing was too much for him.
Mr & Mrs Hall, Magnificent New Zealand
We both enjoyed the Magnificent New Zealand holiday immensely. The Coach Driver/Tour Guide was excellent and the hotels were really comfortable. The holiday was extremely good value and I would recommend it to anyone waning to taste the Antipodean holiday experience.
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