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20120302100809-forest_sound
from FOREST (Agnes Song 2), 2012 Digitally-treated Photograph © Lawrence Upton
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20120726180604-from_singing_marram_2
Singing Marram, 2012 Digitally-treated Image © Lawrence Upton
20120726180841-from_weathercock_colour
from Weathercock colour boogie, 2012 Photograph, Digitally Treated; One of a Triptych 29 Cm X 39 Cm or Smaller © Lawrence Upton
20120726180205-from_birthdeath_1
from BIRTHDEATH 1, 2012 Digitally Treated Photograph, 1 of 23 17 Cm Square Approx © Lawrence Upton
20120726180914-molochs_furnace2
In Moloch's Furnace, 2012 Digital Image, Reworking of a Piece From 2004 25 Cm X 25 Cm Approx © Lawrence Upton
20120726180312-from_cfac
from CFAC, 2012 Digitally-generated Image, 1 of 8, Reworking of 2010 Image 17 Cm Square Approx © Lawrence Upton
20120726180646-from_sprung_songs_1
from SPRUNG SONGS 1, 1012 Treated Photographs of Temporary Studio Assemblages © Lawrence Upton
20120726180728-from_sprung_songs_2
from SPRUNG SONGS 2, 2012 Treated Photographs of Temporary Studio Assemblages © Lawrence Upton
20120216181111-found_installation_jan_12___1_-_p1120103
Found Installation 1, January 2012 Photograph © Lawrence Upton
20120726180752-from_three_part_palm
from three part palm, 2012 Phptpgraph, Digitally Treated 39 Cm or 29 Cm or Less © Lawrence Upton
20120726090619-azevedo_still
from SEE YOU, 2011 Film From Digital Collage © Wilton Azevedo and Lawrence Upton
20120726115322-from_stream_web
from STREAM, 2009 Drawing 17 Cm X 24 Cm Approx © Lawrence Upton
20120718121949-namely_unnamed
namely unnamed, 2011 Double-sided Laser Prints With Instructions for Assembly Various -- Several Square Feet © Lawrence Upton & Guy Begbie
20110208082012-found_collage
Found collage, 2011 Photograph Digitally Treated 5" X 5.15" © Lawrence Upton
20110208055057-found_sculpture
Found sculpture, 2011 Photograph © Lawrence Upton
20110208024643-maq-d
Utterance maquette D, 2010 Mixed Media
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Found sculpture, 2010 Photographic © Lawrence Upton
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Utterance maquette E, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208024321-maq-a
Utterance maquette A, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208044433-moon_circle
Moon circle, 2010 Computer-generated 5" X 7" © Lawrence Upton
20110208022930-collage_1
Collage 1, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208023301-collage_2
Collage 2, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208023504-found_portrait_100826
Found portrait, 2010 Rusty Metal © Lawrence Upton
20110208022740-bird_song_played_back_among_flowers
Bird song played back among the flowers, 2010 Photographic © Lawrence Upton
20110208024444-maq-b
Utterance maquette B, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208024551-maq-c
Utterance maquette C, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208043550-foreshore
Foreshore, 2010 Photographic 7" X 8.5" © Lawrence Upton
20110208044123-mcurse02web
Curse for Maureen, 2010 Computer-generated 3" X 3" © Lawrence Upton
20110208054320-foreshore_16-1
Foreshore, 2010 Photograph Digitally Treated © Lawrence Upton
20110208054457-foreshore_23-03
Foreshore, 2010 Photograph Digitally Treated © Lawrence Upton
20110208054758-land_song
Land song, 2010 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208055005-island
Island, 2010 Photograph Digitally Treated © Lawrence Upton
20110208055308-shadow_page
Shadow Page, 2010 Photograph © Lawrence Upton
20110305044928-foreshoreimg2
Foreshore, 2010 Collaborative Book Work (section) © Lawrence Upton & Guy Begbie
20110208044812-naming_for_peter_manson
NAMING for Peter Manson , 2009 Mixed Media 3" X 3" © Lawrence Upton
20110208024955-spirited_landscape_2008
Spirited landscape, 2008 Photographic © Lawrence Upton
20110208042638-agnes_song
Agnes Song, 2008 Digitally-generated From Rough Drawings 6" X 5" © Lawrence Upton
20110203071320-divan_du_monde
Performing in Paris with John Drever, Spring 2007 © unknown
20110208024842-quadraphonic_building
Quadraphonic Building, 2007 Photographic © Lawrence Upton
20110208042758-cf_final
Song without title, 2006 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208043052-curse_for_perky
Curse for Perky, 2006 Computer-generated 3" X 3" © Lawrence Upton
20110208043149-fig17-cttl-ex-1
Close to the Literal, 2005 Mixed Media 6" X 4" © Lawrence Upton
20111213054541-close_022a
Close, 2005 Acrylic / Computer 6.89 in X 4.42 in © Lawrence Upton
20110208023933-lju_-_clearing_my_throat_diptych
Clearing my throat, 2004 Mixed Media © Lawrence Upton
20110208044928-reading
Reading, 2003 Drawn / Computer-generated 3" X 3" © Lawrence Upton
20110208055207-wflogo07
A logotype for Writers Forum, 2003 Drawing and Computer Generation © Lawrence Upton
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
London
Birth year
1949
Lives in
London, Cornwall and Scilly
Works in
London, Cornwall and Scilly
Tags
mixed-media, installation, landscape, performance, photography, digital, abstract, sculpture, exhibition/performance
Lawrence Upton

Lawrence Upton is a multi-disciplinary solo and collaborative artist, curator and arts researcher based in the South of London.

He has made text-sound compositions with John Levack Drever since 2004 and works also with Benedict Taylor (viola) and Tina Krekels (saxophone).

He is researching and practising multi-voice and polyvocal writing with Tina Bass. (See his book Memory Fictions)

He is making book works and films with Guy Begbie. Last year the two were exhibited at Center for the Arts, Buffalo, USA; Scottish Poetry Library; and Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh amongst other venues.

Their second duo exhibition, Collaborative Bookworks, is at Sheppard Library, University of Middlesex 3 - 21 September 2012.

Upton has a solo exhibition, Unsettling Scores, 20 – 27 September 2012 at St James, Hatcham in New Cross Gate, South London, where he will also give a concert of his sound works on 26th September 2012 with Drever, Krekels and  Taylor

His recent poetry publications include:

Memory Fictions, Argotist e-books, 2012

Unframed Pictures, Writers Forum, 2011

a song and a film Veer Books, UK, 2009

Wire Sculptures Reality Street Editions 2003

Collaborations for Peter Finch with Bob Cobbing Writers Forum; 2nd ed 2011

See also:

Commentaries on Bob Cobbing, forthcoming, Argotist e-books

Word Score Utterance Choreography in verbal and visual poetry, Writers Forum, 1998 with Bob Cobbing

Recent Curating etc

Curator, Bob Cobbing and the book, Special Collections, UWE Bower Ashton, Bristol, from 5 December 2011 until 31 January 2012

Curator, Variations on a theme of Bob Cobbing, Space Studios London March 24th – May 7th 2011

Lawrence Upton directs Writers Forum and Writers Forum Workshop [wfuk.org.uk/blog]. He is Visiting Fellow in the Music Dept of Goldsmiths, University of London to which he has been affiliated since 2008.