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PLAYING UP is an artwork by Sibylle Peters and Theatre of Research, exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations. Drawing on key Live Art themes and seminal works, PLAYING UP takes the form of a game played by adults and kids together.

On this website you will find project information, notes on how to play, and announcements, as well as documentary material from PLAYING UP events.

PLAYING UP is a collaboration between Theatre of Research, Live Art Development Agency (LADA) and Tate Early Years and Family Programme

Make clothes out of food, lie on top of cars, dance with animals, have a ketchup fight, follow a random passerby , invent your own form of sport, search for miracles.

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Play PLAYING UP with others

Anyone can buy PLAYING UP for only £12 and play it with family, friends and neighbours on evenings, weekends and holidays. PLAYING UP is also recommended for schools.

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Play PLAYING UP with us

Cultural organisations such as museums, galleries, theatres or festivals can engage with PLAYING UP as the basis for a public family programme.

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Events

Find out about forthcoming and past public events.

 

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Have you been Playing Up?

Send in your photos, videos and text and we will include them in the gallery.

 

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Want to play?

PLAYING UP is available as a box, 37 cards, lots of stickers and textbook.

Published in April 2016.

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Read About Playing Up

We commissioned writer Mary Paterson to reflect on the PLAYING UP launch and symposium.

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