Indeed, Marina Bay will host i Light Singapore again after a two year break due to the pandemic. The sustainable festival takes place on June 3 for three weeks of exciting outdoor exhibitions.
From June 3 to June 26, expect beautiful installations using sustainable materials with its 2022 theme Spark Of Light aiming to bring cheer to Singapore after endless lockdowns. Wonderfully, each edition will now feature a colour from the visible light spectrum. For 2022, the colour is Violet.
Interestingly, the colour Violet is energetic because it signifies the awakening of our senses and creativity by sparking an idea in one’s mind. Consequently, creators hope it will provoke conversations among festival goers.
The light art installations involve a series of projects by both Singaporean and international artists from 14 countries, with an aim to encourage sustainable habits in everyday lives. Similarly, each project is designed with environmentally-friendly or energy-saving materials.
Here’s the festival highlights:
Exhibition highlights include Lightwave: Isle Of Light, empowered by OPPO, a magical multi-sensory floating pontoon experience at Marina Bay Boardwalk. Additionally, Alone Together by Ping Lim and American Ian Grossberg is unmissable. The interactive project depicts scenes of living alone during COVID-19, highlighting often sad private stories. And Fallen by South Korean Nerdist x Artina group showcases the effect of waste pollution through a recycled transparent dome and bubble wrap imaging a jellyfish from space.
Subsequently, you can’t miss the MotherEarth futuristic video projection on the ArtScience Building. Equally, the huge Plastic Whale entangled in fishing nets, where visitors can enter through the mouth to discover more plastic is quite alarming.