2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the Biennale of Sydney and its 21st edition. The 21st Biennale of Sydney title borrows the quantum mechanical term ‘superposition’ to link the notions of equilibrium and engagement. In quantum theory, ‘superposition’ refers to the ability of electrons to occupy multiple states at once, to simultaneously take opposing paths and end up in different places. It is only with the application of measurement that matter is reduced to a single definition.
Cockatoo Island is home to one of the seven locations playing host to this years Biennale of Sydney. It’s a fun and interesting (and free!) family event, full of large installations for the children to explore and walk around.
Enjoy a ferry ride to the island, but be ready for long lines and delayed ferries on weekends. Once on the island, follow the clearly marked directions, or for a dollar donation, use a helpful map. Come prepared with good walking shoes and sunscreen, and enjoy the sights and sounds.