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Rainbow Machine at Big Gay Out

Published: 1 February 2019

Come down to the Big Gay Out at Coyle Park, Pt Chev on 10 February and see what you can see. It’s new and it’s fun, it’s bright like the sun… it’s Rainbow Machine and it’s for everyone.

A stupendous mix of science and art, design and engineering, Rainbow Machine will make you smile with wonder. By turning the wheels, visitors to the machine can move the device to point at the sun and create rainbows.

Discover this brand new, bright yellow innovation at the Big Gay Out this summer. It's family fun and completely free to use.

Rainbow Machine works best in the sunniest situation. But there’s still fun to be had, no matter what.

Rainbow Machine was designed and built by artists Shahriar Asdollah-Zadeh, Patrick Loo and Sarosh Mulla, working with scientists who brought their expertise to bring Rainbow Machine to life.

Waitematā Local Board, which supported some of the early concept designs, is hosting Rainbow Machine’s first installation at Silo Park. 

The machine will be in Silo Park between 25 January and 31 March, and from April will move to pop up locations around the city.

Rainbow Machine at Silo Park is one of many art programmes, festivals and events across the city helping to build a sense of identity and belonging for Aucklanders.

Find out more on the Rainbow Machine Facebook page.