What a way to light up your weekend! Fire sculpture specialists, Walk The Plank, are set to turn Dulwich Picture Galley into a live fire garden, evoking the light and warmth of the blazing Midsummer bonfires in Nikolai Astrup’s paintings. This collection of sculptures, created by a number of different artists who have all produced incredible pieces of work that use flames and fire will take place after dusk and create incredible effects. From flaming lotus flowers to firebreathing hollies and swaying giant bulrushes, the gardens will become a celebratory world of light and fire.
For two evenings, on the 5th and 6th of February, visitors can stroll along flame-lined paths in what will undoubtedly be a truly immersive experience. Copper fire-breathing flowers will be installed in the grounds alongside scorching sculptural trees and specially commissioned fire boxes. If that’s not enough, visitors to the garden will also be able to explore the gallery’s permanent exhibitions, including the inspiration behind it all – the Nikolai Astrup collection ‘Painting Norway’.
And if the installations aren’t enough to warm you up, winter refreshments will be available from the Gallery café and other vendors, including Herne Hill’s famed “La Tartiflette” street food. YUM!
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, SE21 7AD
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