Moira Lascelles is Deputy Director of UP Projects leading the organisation’s partnership projects collaborating with a wide range of both public and private sector clients. Past projects for UP Projects include theRotherhithe Public Living Roomwith public works for Telford Homes and SGN Place,Art on the Peninsula, a public art strategy for the Greenwich Peninsula for Knight Dragon, the London Borough of Culture strategies for the London Boroughs of Enfield and Haringey and the editing of UP Projects’ latest publication,What’s the Point? A Case for Art in the Public Domain.
Moira has over 10 years’ experience of curating and delivering projects in the public realm having worked previously as Deputy Director at The Architecture Foundation, London and also as their Special Projects Curator leading on both temporary and permanent architecture and artist-led projects in the public sphere. As an independent curator she worked with partners including the Canal and River Trust, the London Legacy Development Corporation, the British Council and the Crafts Council developing exhibitions, strategies and live projects. She is also Co-Director of Faculty a multidisciplinary curatorial and design studio.
Moira is a strategic thinker and has been involved in developing and devising both cultural and engagement strategies for a multitude of partners. Her passion lies in connecting people with their built environment and empowering them to engage with progressive creative projects. Ultimately, she believes the arts should be accessible to all and that creative projects have the power to bring about social change.
Moira has also previously held positions at the London Festival of Architecture, Phaidon Ltd and OMA in Rotterdam and received a First-Class Master’s Degree from the University of Edinburgh in History of Architecture and German.