National Portrait Gallery | 2023
Comprised entirely of selfies and some very famous faces by Ray Burmiston, for World Mental Health Day, Take A Moment unveiled the giant interactive mosaic artwork as a gallery projection at the National Portrait Gallery, and online.
STEPHEN FRY | 5,500 MOMENTS
The Royal College of Surgeons of England commissioned us to create an iconic photo mosaic of a scalpel, revealing the many ‘Faces of Surgery’ representing the College and the people who create excellent surgical care for everyone into the future.
222 YEARS OF RCSE | 3,552 PHOTOGRAPHS
In 2020, the US celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote. ‘Our Story’ photo mosaic celebrates the courageous efforts of all those who fought for all women.
100 YEARS | 4,000 PHOTOS | 100 WOMEN
‘The Big Picture’ Birmingham was funded by Arts Council England. The record-breaking work of art included 112,000 photos and was 857 square metres, the size of three tennis courts. The final image was chosen from the public submissions.
112,896 IMAGES | 857 SQUARE METRES
‘The Face of WW1’ was a floor-based 150 square metre piece commissioned by the BBC and made up of 30,000 faces from the BBC WW1 At Home events & Imperial War Museums archive. It was installed outside New BBC Broadcasting House.
30,500 IMAGES | 150 SQUARE METRES
‘The Face of Suffrage’ was a floor-based, 200 metre-square photo mosaic made up of more than 3,700 photos of women & girls from the West Midlands and beyond. It was funded by Arts Council England on display at Birmingham New Street Station.
3,700 IMAGES | 100 YEARS OF SUFFRAGE
‘The Face of Stoke-on-Trent’ is a giant street artwork commissioned as part of Stoke-on- Trent’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2021. It contains more than 3,550 faces and reveals the face of a local young person, Jozef, and is installed in the city centre.
3,550 IMAGES | 2021 CITY OF CULTURE BID
‘The Faces of Canary Wharf’ was a commission from Canary Wharf Group for their executive suite. On permanent display it is made up of over 10 metres long it is made up of 15,000 photographs to reveal a panorama of Jubilee Park.
15,000 IMAGES | 10 METRES LONG
‘Eye on the Road’ is a street artwork on Tower Bridge Road, London and is made up of 1,955 individual photographs reflecting the local history and present day. The eye belongs to the Artist’s daughter. Commissioned by Southwark Council.
1,955 IMAGES | 5 METRES WIDE
‘Girl Done Good’ commissioned by BH Live is a portrait of Dame Peggy Ashcroft, unveiled by Dame Judi Dench for the reopening of the Ashcroft Playhouse at Fairfield Halls, Croydon. It contains more than 6,000 photos from Croydon residents.
6,000 IMAGES | 627 PARTICIPANTS
‘The People’s Poppy’ collected 3,500 photos of recipients from the Royal British Legion to create a monumental poppy to publicise an initiative by the charity on Remembrance Day and was installed on the floor of London Victoria Station.
3,500 IMAGES | 20 SQUARE FEET
To mark Black History Month, the NHS in London revealed 36 prominent individuals it has chosen to be ‘the faces’ of the NHS Trusts in the capital. The specially designed website reveals all the faces and stories in an animated map.