Launched originally at the Ynys-hir RSPB nature reserve in Wales, For the Birds will be taken to the other side of the globe for the New Zealand Festival in March next year.
Last year NATURAL LIGHT spoke to co-creator Kathy Hinde ahead of the launch of For the Birds in Wales.
The Festival have announced that Otari-Wilton's Bush, a botanic garden and nature reserve near Wellington, will be the site for the latest show, in March. It will feature more than 1500 points of light on three kilometres of cable, but will run off less power than most heaters.
Lead artist Jony Easterby told Amy Jackman of stuff.co.nz that the show will be rebuilt to fit the New Zealand environment. There will be New Zealand bird songs, and New Zealand artists have been invited to submit proposals for up to three new works for the show.
"There is a very real ecological threat that we are all living though. You can concentrate on the disasters that have happened, or you can celebrate nature and make people appreciate it more." Jony told Amy Jackman.
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