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Exhibitions

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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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Great Expectations | 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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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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Commissions

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

Arboretum | National Memorial Arboretum | 2016

The National Memorial Arboretum’s new Remembrance Centre was opened in autumn 2016. Arboretum is composed of more than 5,000 photographs and is over 4 metres wide. Many of the portraits are of visitors and their families were taken on site or submitted online during a public campaign. It also includes images collected from the archives of the National Memorial Arboretum. 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

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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 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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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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Residencies

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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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Rosetta Life | Hospitals Hospices | 2005-2007

Helen Marshall worked on a series of residencies in hospitals and hospices over three years to produce works and finally curate the visual arts element of the festival. Rosetta Live! was a festival of film, performance, talks and education events designed to pioneer new ways of working with the arts in health. 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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Collaboration

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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

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Great Expectations | 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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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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