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Miniature or monumental, glittery or gilded, we can & probably have made it, or curated it. Our team pushes the levels of innovative fabrication & artisanal craftsmanship.

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Partnership October 18

‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’:
The First Major Exhibition of Richter’s Works in Australia

Widely considered one of the world’s most influential living artists, for over fifty years, Gerhard ..MORE

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Making Marvels Season 2 October 17

Making Art Public: Louise Martin-Chew

A behind-the-scenes look at the Brisbane company that helped to create QAGOMA’s beloved 'tow row' ..MORE

Industry News October 6

Wahat Al Karama announced as winner in The American Architecture Prize 2017.

We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with artist Idris Khan has been selected by the American Architecture Prize (AAP)  jury as the winner of the Architectural Design / Cultural Architecture category in this year’s American Architecture Prize. The centrepiece of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Memorial Park, ‘Wahat Al Karama’ the monument was commissioned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and delivered in collaboration with bureau^proberts, Robert Bird Group, AECOM and Miral.

This work exemplifies the power of fusion between art and architecture in a project that conveys purpose and emotion and creates a place of reflection, serenity and significance for its nation. — AAP

Congratulations to all involved in delivering this monumental work.

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Industry News October 6

Behind the scenes tour of our Brisbane Workshop

Last night we hosted over 50 people from the Design Institute of Australia for a ..MORE

Industry News October 4

Jennie Neumann OAM Emerging Artist Award

Congratulations to artist, Sean Williams on being selected for the Jennie Neumann OAM Emerging Artist Award at this year’s SWELL Sculpture Festival on the Gold Coast, Australia. A 3D Design Draftsperson at UAP by day, Williams’ work is inspired by H.R. Giger, the painter who created the beast from the Alien movies.

Swell Sculpture Festival is a 10-day public, art exhibition on Australia’s Gold Coast. Bringing together works from over 60 artists from around the world, the festival drew over 275,000 visitors during the holiday period.

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New Collaboration September 20

‘Luminous White Carpet Of LED Lights’ Coming to Madison Square Park

This new installation marks the first-ever collaboration between Austrian artist Erwin Redl, Madison Square Arts and UAP. Entitled Whiteout, the exhibition will be composed of hundred suspended spheres with white LED lights hanging from a grid of steel poles.

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Industry News September 20

Shortlist Revealed for World Architecture Festival 2017

The world’s largest architectural award program has announced the shortlist for their 2017 awards slate. Featuring 434 projects ranging from small family homes to schools, stations, museums, large infrastructure and landscape projects, UAP is honoured to have Wahat Al Karama included in the Civic and Community category.

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Knowledge Sharing September 18

Casting Small Bespoke Objects

Mary Stuart from our Brisbane studio demonstrates the process of casting small bespoke objects using ..MORE

New Collaboration September 7

Ai Weiwei’s Public Art Will Soon Take Over New York City

This fall, Ai Weiwei, Public Art Fund and UAP team up for a massive art exhibition titled Good Fences Make Good Neighbours.

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Industry News August 16

Reko Rennie in Conversation

Reko Rennie is an interdisciplinary artist who explores his Aboriginal identity through contemporary media, provoking ..MORE

Advanced Manufacturing August 10

Designing Adaptable Robots with QUT & the IMCRC

For more than 40 years robots have been the workhorses for manufacturing giants, pre-programmed machines capable of performing one repeated task in a highly-controlled environment. QUT in partnership with UAP and the IMCRC are creating an industry first: a new wave of agile, adaptable robots that can see what they’re working on and make decisions as required. Unlike its blind cousins, this one is being trained at our Brisbane workshop, to create large-scale, bespoke art pieces, previously impossible to produce economically in Australia.

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Making Marvels Season 2 July 31

Making Marvels: The Stories Behind Creating Big Art

UAP recently hosted a press viewing for Making Marvels, the highly-anticipated second season of Big Art. Produced by Wildbear Entertainment and Screen Queensland, Making Marvels follows members of the UAP team on a global art adventure, working with artists, architects, and designers, from concept and design through to fabrication and installation, to deliver some truly breathtaking art projects.

Viewers in Australia and around the world will be captivated as the series extends and builds on the vision of the first Big Art series.

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