‘Critical Mass’ Photo Shoot.
Hosted by Westside BUG and the Bicycle Institute of South Australia.
Do you recognise this picture? It was taken many years ago outside the Council offices in Munster, Germany to illustrate for town authorities the reason why they needed to support more bicycle user! Adelaide’s bicycle users now have ONE CHANCE to take our own ICONIC ADELAIDE IMAGE on Adelaide’s new South Road motorway. We need at least 100 participating RIDERS so bring your family, friends and dogs. Cargo bikes encouraged – our own freight carriers 🙂
What’s happening? As a part of the opening celebrations for the Torrens2Torrens Lowered Motorway Project on South Road, the T2T project team are allowing bikes (and walkers) onto the now complete Motorway (in the section from the Torrens River to Torrens Rd) for an hour and a half only (9:00am – 10:30am). This has given us an idea!
The Idea! Let’s get together and create an amazing photo with the help of Tim Loft, Adelaide’s own cycling photographer. In an artistic way, we want to show the space a 100 cyclists take up compared to 100 cars and we need your help. If we get more than 100 that’s great; we will include everyone in a big bunch shot.
Tim will take a second photo from the same position once the motorway opens. Together the photos will symbolise the high cost to transport people by car and how brilliant bikes are. Come wearing a coloured top to represent a car colour. No high vis necessary – but colourful is great!
Where & When:
- Sunday 23rd September, 9-10.30am.
- Meet from 9am on Holden Street, in front of the Coopers Stadium (near intersection with Susan Street), Hindmarsh.
- We will then enter the motorway via Susan St (the only permitted access point) by 9:30 to give us time to set up the picture. Note: Entry is via Susan St, Hindmarsh only.
We will never have this chance again! All details of the T2T event here.
BISA will cover photography costs but if you can donate a dollar or two to help out on the day that would be great. BISA is your community bicycle advocacy organisation in S.A.