House of Mirrors

Get lost in a labyrinth made entirely of mirrors. While you may not make it out in record time, you’ll definitely get some good selfies.

By Benjamen Judd

With the Sydney Festival well underway, it’s important to know which events you can’t afford to miss. And the House of Mirrors is definitely one of them. 

Set up near the Meriton Village in Hyde Park the House of Mirrors is a mind-boggling maze made up entirely of, you guessed it, mirrors.

Created by Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney, House of Mirrors was a huge hit at the recent Dark Mofo in Hobart. Which, if you know anything about Dark Mofo, should give you an idea that this isn’t just simply a maze made up of mirrors. 

Hidden in the reflections of the mirrors isn’t just your own smiling, slightly lost, face but the ghost of Edna May Clover. A spectre and spectacle that hovers just out of reach, appearing when you lest expect it. And you should be prepared to be scared. 

Entry into the House of Mirrors is $10. Once you’re done, wander over to the Meriton Festival Village where you can treat yourself to some delicious food, chill to some live music and maybe even calm the frazzled nerves with a drink. 

The House of Mirrors is on until January 29 as part of the Sydney Festival


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