Opening night of Waller Creek Conservancy’s annual Creek Show illuminated the downtown Austin waterway with dazzling light-based installations. Running through November 21, this free event showcases the remarkable talents of a select group of Austin architects and artists, as well as the natural beauty of Waller Creek.
Peruse the spectacular sights CultureMap captured during Creek Show’s first night.
Installation The Natural Unnatural, designed by Clark Richardson Architects, highlights the natural chaos of water in an unnatural urban environment. Photo by Rudy Arocha
The Natural Unnatural. Photo by Rudy Arocha
Floating the Waller, designed by Ten Eyck Landscape Architects. Photo by Rudy Arocha
Floating the Waller is a beautiful display that also aims to address the issue of the creek's pollution. Photo by Rudy Arocha
Waller Phantasm, designed by Clay Odom. Photo by Rudy Arocha
AT/x, designed by Luke Savisky, is located at the Seventh Street bridge. Guests pass through the tunnel, interacting with a live camera that projects and distorts through ethereal layered imagery. Photo by Amy E Price
Volume, designed by Specht Harpman Architects. Photo by James Leasure