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Past Projects

Blak Box

The 2018 premiere of BLAK BOX at Barangaroo Reserve in Sydney offered audiences a chance to embrace the First People’s concept of ‘Deep Listening’ in a purposely designed, state-of-the-art, surround-sound, place-based listening space. The inaugural BLAK BOX program, curated by…

The Nightline

Created by Roslyn Oades, Bob Scott & Collaborators Commissioned and Produced by Urban Theatre Projects Step into an exclusive underground eavesdropping club designed for insomniacs, night owls, lonely-hearts, and dreamers… The Nightline is an audio portrait of the night inspired…

Feminist Killjoys Reading Group

The Feminist Killjoys Reading Group met every last Saturday of the month on Darug land in Blacktown throughout 2019. This group is a growing community of people who identify as feminist killjoys, or who wish to learn more about the…

Blak Box

Urban Theatre Projects (UTP) is delighted to install its surround-sound pavilion, BLAK BOX at another new location in 2019. The state-of-the-art surround-sound space captured the imagination of Sydney-siders when unveiled in 2018 at Barangaroo Reserve and continued with Four Winds…

Young Residents Program

Throughout 2019, we’re supporting a number of diverse projects from young people and emerging practitioners as part of the Young Residents Program. All artists have strong voices and sharp insights into contemporary practice and cultural representation, and their collective talents…

Blak Box – Four Winds – Blacktown

Urban Theatre Projects (UTP) was delighted to install its surround-sound pavilion, BLAK BOX at Blacktown Showgrounds in the heart of Western Sydney, from 9 January to 2 February 2019, in partnership with Blacktown Arts and Sydney Festival. The state-of-the-art surround-sound…

Right Here. Right Now.

RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. is a new place-based festival launching in Blacktown. Led by seven Australian and two international artists, RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. explores themes of contemporary feminism, cultural diversity, wonder, and intimacy in suburbia. Commissioned artists have been…

Talk Show: Hypothetical

At around 11 or 12 years old young people are starting to understand and grapple with abstract concepts like love, happiness and equality. They’re beginning to make decisions by thinking and analysing as opposed to only by feeling or experiencing.…

Team Trampoline (Meg Wilson & Nicole Barakat) in residence

Meg Wilson and Nicole Barakat (both visual and textile artists) recently collaborated with community and school groups from Blacktown and Western Sydney broadly, for a large-scale installation project over the course of 5 weeks from 4 June- 6 July, 2018.…

B-Side

Initiated in 2013, B-Side gives First Peoples artists the opportunity to tease out an idea on the page in a professional, supported and culturally safe environment with a direct and immediate outcome. Since its inception B-Side has supported 16 Aboriginal…