FIND OUT ABOUT THE ARCADIA PROJECT AND THE 50-TONNE SPIDER
Arcadia are landing in Australia this November for the first time ever, with three shows and two community open days exclusive to Perth.
Transforming recycled military machinery and industrial components into spellbinding new worlds, the Arcadia Spectacular shows are the ultimate immersive experience.
With senses electrified and imaginations flowing, THE LANDING SHOW, first of the Arcadia trilogy fuses ground breaking spectacle, technology, sculpture, engineering, architecture, theatre and adrenaline into a mesmerising and utterly unique performance.
Uniting audiences of all backgrounds, creeds and colours into a crescendo of celebration, Arcadia Australia seeks to forge new communities under the 50 tonne, fire breathing spider as thousands dance together as one.
Each show at Elizabeth Quay will feature a varied and dynamic mix of artists, including a global first with Yallorr Keeninyarra – Dance of the Wadjuk Nyungar/ People.
The Arcadia Spider stands at 15 metres tall and it’s iconic flames reach over 15 metres in the air.
95% of the spiders DNA is from recycled materials.