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BODY: an immersive night-time installation

When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 930pm-11pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 8pm-12am
Saturday, Sept 16 | 8pm-12am
Sunday, Sept 17 | 8pm-11pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Get ready to experience the North American premiere of an outdoor night-time installation like none other! BODY combines sculpture, lighting, special effects, sound, and fire to portray human biology. Inspired by anatomical science, UK outdoor arts organization Walk the Plank’s BODY uses cutting-edge technology to provide guests with a deeper understanding of the human form. Learn something new and journey through six different zones, from the beating heart to the optic nerves, ignite your senses in this immersive exhibit. Whether you’re an aspiring doctor, a curious mind, a local, or a tourist, everyone is welcome to explore! As a family-friendly experience, guests of all ages are invited to step out of their day-to-day world and enter the magical realm of BODY.

BODY has previously been shown at the British Science Festival, Northern Ireland Science Festival, and Ireland’s National Science Week.

Here are highlights from what visitors had to say…

“One of the best things I’ve ever seen – magic made real.”

“A beautiful, immersive and spectacular audio-visual delight!”

“The playfulness, the spectacle, the multi-sensory experience, the science – all fab.”

“The drama of the entire piece was just incredible!”

 

Supported by: Government of Alberta, City of Calgary, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Funded by the Government of Canada