Experience ‘Casey Cornucopia,’ a Fruit-Themed Sensory Installation at the Architecturally Stunning Bunjil Place

World-famous multi-sensory design leaders, Bompas & Parr, will create their first Australian sensory installation at Bunjil Place for the Casey Winter Arts Festival.

Over 24 days Bunjil Place will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Winter Arts festival with the free socially immersive attraction, Casey Cornucopia will be a series of fruit weather sculptures showcasing the heritage of Casey’s foodways and the remarkable produce of the region.

A food lovers paradise created by world-famous multi-sensory design leaders, Bompas & Parr, the sensory installation will highlight the heritage of Casey’s foodways. Imagine walking amongst giant fruit sculptures into a heavy swirl of Bompas & Parr’s world first flavoured fog. The fruit weather will be released from the base of the sculptures and will run throughout the program with three different flavours being heroed each day. Visitors are set to discover the rich history of Melbourne’s South-East through this immersive program of events.

Sam Bompas, Director of Bompas & Parr, expresses, “Bompas & Parr are thrilled to present Casey Cornucopia – championing the region’s vibrant indigenous produce through a collision of meteorology & pomology.”

This once-in-a-lifetime experience will be the first free outdoor installation in Australia from globally recognised, multi-sensory experience design experts. London based, operating globally, Bompas & Parr is recognised as the leading expert in multi-sensory experience design. The studio works with commercial brands, artistic institutions, private clients and governments to deliver emotionally compelling experiences to a wide variety of audiences.

Sam Bompas and Harry Parr first came to prominence through their expertise in jellymaking, but the business rapidly grew into a fully-fledged creative studio offering food and drink design, brand consultancy and immersive experiences across a diverse number of industries. The studio is based in South London but in the past year has realised projects on practically every continent.

Join Bunjil Place for an exclusive first look at this captivating live fruit weather installation in the Plaza at The Cornucopia Launch Party on 24th June, where there will be local produce, drinks and live performances for the whole family to enjoy. For visitors who are interested in how this garden installation came about can join the daily informative tours looking into the experimental minds and designs of Bompas & Parr as they take them behind the curtain of Casey Cornucopia. Casey-Cardinia’s rich foodways will come to life daily at the pop-up market stall food hub. Visitors will have a chance to meet local farmers, growers, artisans, sustainability gurus and artists for daily talks, demonstrations, samples and workshops.

Casey Cornucopia is spread over 24 glorious days. This edible and interactive installation features captivating sculptures and an exciting outdoor edible weather system and will also include educational workshops, garden tours, a local food hub and an exclusive dining program, perfect for the winter school holidays.

Event details

WHEN: 24 June – 17 July 2022

WHERE: 2 Patrick NE Dr, Narre Warren VIC 3805

TICKETS: Free for all

MORE INFO: bunjilplace.com.au

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