Rosy the Ballerina

January 2010 - June 2012

ROSY (the ballerina)  by Raumlabor is a mobile, bubble-shaped pavilion that toured London, transforming over fifteen parks and public spaces and playing host to a dynamic programme of events by ...

Serena Korda
Laid to Rest

October 2010 - September 2011

Dust is everywhere, it is part of us and the smallest of visible particles. Laid to Rest by Serena Korda transformed dust collected from houses, businesses and institutions into 500 ...

Contemporary Art at Festivals

April 2011 - July 2012

Working in partnership with the Shangri-La Glastonbury Festival team, over the summer of 2010-2012, UP Projects commissioned a series of contemporary art installations which toured UK music festivals. 

The Floating Cinema 2011

June – August 2011

The Floating Cinema was an extraordinary customised narrow boat developed by artists Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie (known collectively as Somewhere), and designed by Hackney based architects Studio Weave, which ...

Markus Vater
SGP Artist in Residence

November 2011 - April 2012

Keeping the Secret Garden Project growing over the winter months, Markus Vater created a new contemporary folklore for the London, as our second Secret Garden Project artist in residence. 

UP Projects commissioned Michael Smith to create his directorial debut, to be screened on-board The Floating Cinema during a tour into the, as then, unopened Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

A film installation and performance telling the story of ‘The Docklands Bell’; commissioned for The Floating Cinema 2011 in the heart of Canary Wharf. 

Barging Through London (Again) shows Harry Parkinson’s rare original film (made as part of the ‘Wonderful London’ series in 1924) side-by-side with Somewhere’s 2011 shot-for-shot remake. 


November 2009

Art in Burgess Park

October 2009


September 2009

Over five days, Urbanism 09, led by Liverpool Biennial, presented the outcome of over six months of environmental interventions, projects and imaginative approaches by artists, architects, urbanists and residents to ...