Making Slough Happy
BBC2 | Optomen Television | 2005
Optomen TV, one of the top 30 independent production companies in the UK were producing a documentary series called Making Slough Happy for BBC2. An unusual
Helen Marshall was commissioned to make a community artwork, using photos taken by the locals and everybody became part of a team creating and installing it in the town square at the end of the series. The final photograph was selected because it was one of the participants, Veronica, who had no idea till she was the chosen face until it was unveiled.
The artwork was a colourful and poignant addition to the Happiness Experiment, it was a pleasure to see it develop and become a legacy to the town, by being displayed in the Queensmere Shopping Centre.