Heather and Ivan Morison: Sleepers Awake
Western Sydney Parklands, Bungarribee | 17- 25 May
For nine nights this luminous sculpture will rise over Bungarribee, signalling the transformation of a vacant site in the Blacktown area of the Western Sydney Parklands to a new 200 ha park and community hub. Sleepers Awake is accompanied each night by a community performance festival running 5.30 to 7.30pm and featuring a wide range of acts in music, dance, performance and film selected from all over Western Sydney and the metropolitan Sydney basin.
Sleepers Awake is a C3West project commissioned by the MCA and the Western Sydney Parklands Trust.
Getting to Bungarribee
Light refreshments are available 5.30 to 7.30pm. Alcohol is BYO. Bring walking shoes, a picnic rug and a torch. Parking is available on-site. Access via Doonside Rd near Holbeche Rd, Bungarribee NSW_
Access by foot to Bungarribee and the artwork is available at all times.
A free shuttle bus will run between Blacktown Station and Bungarribee on the following evenings:
- Saturday 17 May
- Sunday 18 May
- Friday 23 May
- Saturday 24 May
- Sunday 25 May
Services depart according to the following timetable:
Depart Blacktown: 5.00pm, 5.40pm, 6.20pm, 7.20pm
Depart Bungarribee: 5.20pm, 6.00pm, 7.00pm, 7.45pm
Pick up and set-down is near the south entrance to Blacktown Station near Main St, at the loop-road taxi stand. Click here for a map.
Sleepers Awake Events and Performance Program
Printable PDF version of the events calendarDownload
– Genext does Sleepers Awake
18 May 2014
Bungarribee, Western Sydney Parklands
Sleepers Awake Learning Resource
Resources for teachers and students that provide an introduction to Sleepers Awake by Heather and Ivan Morison. MCA Learning programs and resources are designed to facilitate an engagement with contemporary art that encourages students to look and think about art in new ways.