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Night of Illusion

Date: Fri 09 Nov 2018
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Puke Ariki Museum Foyer
Event Type: Exhibitions
Town: New Plymouth

Prepare to question your own eyes, test your senses and have your mind boggled at the opening of Illusion: Nothing is as it Seems.

Join us 5.30 - 7.30pm on November 9th and be among the first to experience this perception-shattering exhibition.
With entertainment from magician Mike Lindsay and WITT students on hand to serve you a mixture of intriguing molecular canapés, you won’t want to miss Illusion on its one and only stop in New Zealand.

This is a free event (with a cash bar and canapés provided by Arborio).
No RSVP required – just turn up and enjoy!

With more than 20 exhibits and a host of installations that deceive the eyes of the visitor, Illusion shows that what we perceive is often radically different from the reality of what our eyes observe.

Some of the mind-bending illusions at the exhibition include:
• Invisible Eye which allows visitors to see an eyeball construct itself from thin air.
• All the Universe is Full of the Lives of Perfect Creatures features a mirror where visitors get to see their inner animal.
• Delicate Boundaries creates a space that allows the worlds inside our digital devices to move into the physical realm as bugs crawl off the screen and onto visitors’ bodies.

Prepare to be amazed....we will see you there!

Illusion will be showing at Puke Ariki from 10 November 2018 – 5 March 2019

IMPORTANT: This exhibition may not be suitable for epilepsy sufferers or those with sensitivity to light/sudden movement and the ‘element of surprise’ – children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.