Double Take: Pop up art and activations throughout the streets of Surry Hills

Curated digital projections and pop-up art in the streets of Surry Hills

Project Details

Building on our successful collaborations with the Surry Hills Festival, in 2017 Esem Projects curated and delivered the Double Take Festival Program, featuring pop up artworks and projections by over 50 artists throughout the streets and laneways of Surry Hills.


Creative Director: Michael Killalea

“Turn the everyday into something curious, revisit the past in a new light, or reveal the playful side of city life”

Esem Projects worked with Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre and TfNSW to deliver and curate the Double Take program as a street activation initiative over a one month period, aligned to the Surry Hills Festival.

Featuring works by over 50 artists, across diverse mediums – Double Take Participating Artists: Esem Projects, Akisiew, Tsz Kin (William) Liu, Jennie Feyen, Kazumichi Grime, Matthew Murphy, Alexander Cooke, Andy Leonard, Deep Sea Astronauts, Camilla Lawson, Julianna, Astra Howard, Patch Sinclair, Kasane Low, Phil Dye, Richard Briggs, Michael Ambrose, Barbara Doran, Allan Giddy, Atanas Djonov, Jamil Yamani, Jamilla Yamani, Giselle Yamani, Louisa Dawson, Melletios Kyriakidis, Vashti Hughes and Ross Johnston, Simon Rippingale, Liz Bradshaw, Joe@The Potter Shed, Spineless Wonders, Richard Holt, Priscilla Bourne & Jason Phu, Tim Andrew, Code on Canvas, Anna Fraser, Yuzhi Yan, Niko Plaskasovitis, Toby Burrows & Zoë Porter, VANDAL, Surrounded by Ghosts, Anna Fraser, Kazumichi Grime, Christina Leung, Michael Harrs, Briggite Eggert, Karl Eggert, Charmaine Seet and Seet Dancers, St George School of Fine Arts, Deep Sea Astronaut and The Silver Beats.

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Balcony Scenes by Esem Projects and Sport By Jove
Artwork by Vandal
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Projection artwork by Simon Rippingdale

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