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Nightfall Digital Graffiti Festival | 2017 

‘Nightfall’ is a digital & analogue moving image work. Digital Graffiti is an annual projection art festival where artists use the latest digital technologies to project their original works onto the white walls of Alys Beach, Florida, USA.  Digital Graffiti explores how ‘social cinema’, design, technology and architecture can intertwine to create entirely new art forms, more here

The People’s Picture | 2016

The People’s Picture is a stand alone platform for Marshall’s photo design work and commercial commissions. Recent commissions include West Ham United, Canary Wharf Group and The National Memorial Arboretum. The People’s Picture combines thousands of photographs to tell a story, commemorate an important occasion or bring attention to important social issues. Please explore the projects more here

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Project Tobong | 2016

Project Tobong was a collaboration between Marshall and Indonesian artist Risang Yuwono. It was a research and development art project with the Ketoprak Tobong Kelana Bakti Budaya, one of the last remaining theatre troupes in Yogyakarta, Java. The project was supported by Arts Council England, British Council, Gasworks, Open Eye Gallery, Horniman Museum & Gardens. Project website…

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British Mummers | 2015

Marshall has spent two years visiting and photographing the Coventry Mummers, and the Thameside Mummers. Mummers Plays are seasonal folk plays performed by troupes of actors known as mummers or guisers.


The Face of World War One | The People’s Picture | BBC | 2014

A commission by the BBC to create ‘The Face of World War One’, containing more than 30,000 photographs captured across the nation during the BBC World War One at Home Live Events. Read More

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The People’s Monarch | The People’s Picture | BBC South East | 2013

A commission from BBC South East Today to create an artwork to commemorate the Queen’s Jubilee. This toured to four locations: Towner Gallery, Turner Contemporary, Rochester Cathedral and is currently at Gatwick Airport. Read More


Space Studios | Hackney’s Here! 2010

SPACE is a leading visual arts organization providing creative workspace, advocacy, support and promoting innovation. Orchard school pupils made an archive of images with a specific focus on the body, buildings, and objects. The exhibition displayed digital montages of their drawings and photographs and were freely pasted to the walls of the courtyard. Read More


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Home Sweet Cary | North Carolina USA | 2009

An invitation from Cary Visual Art as part of their Public Art in Focus to consult with the local community. Marshall developed a proposal for an inaugural public art project, the first of it’s kind in Cary, that would challenge and stimulate the community as well as involve them in its creation. Read More

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The Story of Stratford | Westfield | A New Direction | 2009 – 2011

A two year Art Residency in London prior to the regeneration of Stratford and 2012 Olympic Games working with participants from local schools, Colegrave Primary School and Stratford School,  A commission by Westfield managed by A New Direction. Read More

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The Big Picture | BBC | The West Midlands 2008

The Big Picture was a commission from Audiences Central funded by the Arts Council in The West Midlands and broadcasted by the BBC. The record-breaking work of art included 112, 896 photos, and measured 857.3m2. It was unveiled outside Think tank, Birmingham Science Museum at Millennium Point. The image selected for the final mosaic was from the thousands of submissions. Read More



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What Haunt’s You ? | The Photographers’ Gallery | London | 2007

The Photographers’ Gallery collected photographs for an online archive of all things haunting. Artist Helen Marshall chose a single image of all submitted to create a web and print montage. The viewer was able to interact with the online information database of participating photographers  Read More


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Chisenhale Gallery Education | London 2008

‘You’re The Boss’ was an intensive one week art project commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery for 12-14 year olds. The young people ‘hired’ the artist they wanted to work with and designed an event and interactive art exhibition open to the general public at the end of the week. Read More



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Red Ladies | The Clod Ensemble | 2006-2008

Helen Marshall worked with The Clod Ensemble to produce and edit a short video installation and photographs of the Red Ladies that was featured at the Hackney Empire 2006 and at the ICA in 2008. Read More


Digging up a Story | The Photographers’ Gallery | London 2005

Digging up a Story was a single project organised by Creative Partnerships at a primary school in East London that involved an archeologist, an artist and a storyteller. Read More


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Tate Britain | Frame It | 2011

A specially commissioned artist residency at Tate Britain designed to create an inspiring learning resource for children aged 2-5 years. The resource was based on the Tate Britain collection, and included visual, audio and multimedia content. Read More


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 Take Me to the River | UEL | London 2007

Young people from Silvertown, East London enjoyed a unique, hands-on art and archaeology experience engaging with their perceptions of the past and its meaning to them in the present as they discovered the heritage of the River Thames and the Royal Docks. Read More

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MISSMAO | Gao Brothers | London 2006

Miss Mao was a group exhibition curated by Helen Marshall, Fei Fei Lu & David Goldenberg. It took place in 2006 and celebrated the inauguration and opening of Helen’s House with a unique and diverse international collaboration.  Read More


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Toi et Moi | London & Beijing | 2007

A collaboration with Lu Feifei an artist and writer living and working in Beijing. The resulting work is a series of photographs shot on location consecutively in London and Beijing Read More


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Dementia | Westminster Arts | 2008

A commission as part of ‘Arts+Minds’ an arts project for older people receiving care. It was also part of an exhibition Untold: An exploration of identity in old age at the SW1 Gallery, London  Read More


Bonpo | Stream | London 2007

Stream commissioned a work to be made with several older housebound residents in the borough of Greenwich. Helen visited each client several times during the winter period  Read More

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TAP | LIFT | London 2005

Teacher Artist Forum in partnership with London International Festival of Theatre was a ground-breaking pan-London professional development programme for artists and teachers providing an exemplary model for preparing a future generation of arts educators Read More


Art at the Centre | Art Strategy & Masterplanning | Thames Gateway 2005

A commission to work with master planners on a regeneration development on the Isle of Sheppey, Thames Gateway to coordinate an arts strategy for the town and the community that is proactive, far reaching and experimental Read More

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