Whilst we're waiting for our new boat and to re-launch the Floating Cinema Project in 2013, we are hosting a selection of events over the summer. Here are details of the first one and we hope to see you there!
How to make a Cinema Float
Date: Wednesday 4th July
Venue: The White Building, Queen's Yard, 43 White Post Lane, London E9 5EN
As part of a programme of activities hosted by the London Legacy Development Corporation taking place in early July designed to celebrate art in and around the future Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Floating Cinema, originally commissioned by the Olympic Delivery Authority in 2011, presents an evening of discussion and films about last year’s project and the exciting plans for the cinema to continue in 2013 and beyond.
Find out more about the complexities of making a Floating Cinema from artists Somewhere, architects Studio Weave and UP Projects, and be the first to hear the announcement of the shortlisted architects who will go through to the next round of the open competition to design a brand new Floating Cinema for 2013.
Screening: The Floating Cinema 2011 Documentary (12 mins)
Talk and Q & A about last year’s pilot programme and the present competition to design the new Floating Cinema in partnership with the Architecture Foundation. Speakers include: Emma Underhill (UP Projects), Je Ahn & Maria Smith (Studio Weave), Nina Pope & Karen Guthrie (Somewhere) Michael Smith (Writer/Director) & Jes Fernie (Curator).
Screening: Drift Street by Michael Smith (Author and BBC The Culture Show presenter) (11 mins)
Screening: Barging Through London (Again) by Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie (9 mins)
Refreshments available from the Crate Cafe & Brewery.
The architecture competition for UP Projects’ new Floating Cinema 2013 is produced in partnership with The Architecture Foundation. The Floating Cinema is commissioned by The Legacy List and sponsored by Bloomberg as part of the Bloomberg East programme of creative interventions on the waterways in East London. To find out more about the Play Time programme of events organised by the London Legacy Development Corporation, please visit www.lfa2012.org