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Mountain of Light by Angus Muir Design.

Mountain of Light by Angus Muir Design.

Mountain of Light by Angus Muir Design.

As one of the city’s most popular ‘fringe suburbs’, Parnell is beyond excited to showcase the installation Mountain of Light, from one of New Zealand’s renowned artists, Angus Muir.

Towering to a height of 4 metres, Mountain of Light is a monolithic installation, brought to life by a dramatic repertoire of lighting effects that begin with subtle changes in colour and culminate in a simulated eruption of shooting flames and molten lava.

Heard Park will showcase the installation that is constructed from a series of modular extruded columns that are assembled into the abstract shape of a volcanic mountain.

The perfect location to view the installation from all sides, offering a full 360-degree experience.

To complete the scene, three ‘sprigs’ or light trees will circle the grass area and make the park more magical to visit on cool winter evenings.

On selected Friday evenings in July, enjoy hot chocolate with marshmallows or coffee for free thanks to the Tin Man while enjoying the atmosphere, as the Mountain of Light illuminates the park. The Tin Man will be in Parnell on 9, 16 & 23 July.

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See you in Parnell for this magical month featuring the Mountain of Light.

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