Saturday, 1 October 2011

The Floating Cinema -Portavilion 2011 - 1 July - 18 September

The Floating Cinema invited on board as it navigates the waterways of the Host Boroughs this summer. Created by Hackney-based architects Studio Weave and artist duo Somewhere (Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie), this extraordinary customised narrow boat hosts a varied and vibrant programme of free on-board screenings, quirky canal tours, talks and workshops

Sunny day in London you can see The Floating Cinema ready to have people on board

stairs leading to the Floating Cinema

view from the screen already on board

lovely staff explaining all about the floating cinema

inside the theater

movie playing

it fits about 20 people

The Floating Cinema is the 6th commission in "up project's" Portavilion programme of temporary pavilions for London's Parks and public spaces. 

Portavilion 2011 invites you aboard the Floating Cinema as it navigates the waterways of the Host Boroughs, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, and Waltham Forest

comfortable chairs 

It is now over for the season but it will be back next year
Check their site and keep posted so you will be able to meet the crew, relax and watch rare films selected especially for the Floating Cinema by artists Somewhere.

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