Sleep’s Hill Tunnel | Adelaide Fringe 2024
Explore an amazing forgotten tunnel of Adelaide. This is an exclusive opportunity to see inside Sleep’s Hill Tunnel.
Follow the tracks of the old Adelaide to Melbourne rail line to discover the immersive projections and explore the history of the tunnel from the steam train era to mushroom farm years with unique time-lapse footage and phenomenal installations.
The installations in the tunnel will feature light and projection work from various artists including:
Stephen Axford – Planet Fungi
Renowned photographer and time-lapse videography, Stephen Axford, captivates audiences with his enchanting imagery of the fungal world. Known for his keen eye in capturing the beauty of fungi, Axford’s time-lapse videos spotlight the intricate details of fungi – the birth and decay of their mushrooms and the growth of their mycelium networks. They provide a unique glimpse into the lives of these little understood organisms. His work boasts a kaleidoscope of colourful forest fungi species, showcasing the rich tapestry of fungal biodiversity. His artistic presentation elevates scientific documentation to a form of visual poetry.
The World Beneath Our Feet was orginally commissioned by the Barbican for the Our Time on Earth Exhibition. Our time on Earth was conceived and curated by The Barbican with Guest Curator FranklinTill and Co-produced by Musée de la civilisation, Québec City, Canada.