A breakthrough financing vehicle and investment framework bringing to life new works of art aimed to help artists, galleries and commissioning bodies.
UAP is an international production and metal workshop that is responsible for creating everything from large-scale public art or architecture commissions to the iconic Oscars statuettes for the Academy Awards.
Living in a world where architecture has minimal impact on the environment through the application of appropriate design, materials and technologies while also ensuring ongoing benefits for future occupants in the form of comfort, wellbeing and energy efficiency has been the lifeblood of Brisbane-based architecture and design studio, Five Mile Radius.
He is in the business of making compelling stories that connect with audiences. The power of storytelling is central to Sebastian’s work with the prominence of using characteristic text works that speak to the public as messages in communal transitionary spaces, such as vehicular underpasses and building walls.
An award-winning Non-binary artist and facilitator from South London, now working from Brisbane on unceeded Jagera and Turrbal land.
In a world-first, the research and innovation team at the Griffith University and the curatorial team at UAP are developing a comprehensive and holistic research tool to evaluate the impacts and benefits of public art.
Alison Page and Nik Lachajczak, in collaboration with UAP, brings to life 'The Eyes of the Land and Sea' at Captain Cook's landing place in Kamay Botany National Park. The monumental artwork symbolises both the ribs of the Endeavour and the bones of a whale (a Gweagal totem).
Central Park will soon unveil its first sculpture depicting nonfictional female figures. “The fact that nobody even noticed that women were missing in Central Park — what does that say about the invisibility of women?”
Since our founding in 1993, we’ve worked to create a place for emerging and established creatives to develop ideas, investigate materiality, deliver projects, and extend their practice.
An immersive and multi-colored sensorial experience was commissioned by Lendlease in 2019, as a permanent hanging art installation atop the ground floor of The Exchange – Sydney’s latest architectural icon and platform for creative innovation. Urban Art Projects (UAP) was instrumental throughout the design, fabrication and installation of this optically exquisite piece.
UAP and Polich Tallix were both born out of similar philosophies and values: a dedication to craftsmanship, continued support of the creative vision, and a devotion to exceptional collaboration, all delivered with finesse and enthusiasm.
UAP is making an unmissable mark on public space in American cities, fabricating outdoor art and installations from a buzzy foundry upstate.
From Times Square in New York to the Parisian gardens of Petit Palais, artists summoned international attention in 2019 through fresh public artworks. The most incisive sculptures, penetrating light installations, and eye-opening murals spurred meaningful discussions around identity, politics, climate change, and community, while, at times, inspiring awe as well.
One of the jewels of Ai Weiwei’s “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”—the sprawling Public Art Fund project the Chinese artist mounted across New York City last fall—was a gleaming steel cage that sat within the arch at Washington Square Park. The work quickly became a destination for droves of locals and tourists alike, but few likely knew that the work itself was made in a factory on the other side of the globe, in a suburb of Shanghai, China.
How UAP founders Daniel and Matthew Tobin and their team have been bringing artworks to life in major sculptural projects across the globe.