The Faces of Forestry
Forestry England | 2023
The Forestry Commission, Forestry England and Forest Research have commissioned The People’s Picture to create a photo mosaic. The mosaic will feature women from across the forestry sector and general public to illustrate the connection today’s women have with forests and woodlands.
WOMEN IN FORESTRY | ADD YOUR PHOTOS
Faces of Surgery
The Royal College of Surgeons of England | 2023
The RCSE has commissioned The People’s Picture to create a photo mosaic, which will feature the people who make the College what it is. The mosaic will be put on display at the Portugal Street entrance of the College.
222 YEARS OF RCSE | ADD YOUR PHOTOS
Rainbows for the NHS
The People’s Picture | 2020
The People’s Picture called out for your pictures videos and stories to create a giant rainbow mosaic made up of thousands of NHS staff, key workers, carers combined with the nation’s pictures unveiled at London Piccadilly.
72 YEARS OF NHS | 13,000 PHOTOS
‘The People’s Monarch’ was commissioned by BBC South East for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and toured the Turner Contemporary, Towner Gallery, Rochester Cathedral and Gatwick Airport. It is 38 square metres containing 5,000 photos.
5,257 IMAGES | 38 SQUARE METRES
The People’s Moon
Kennedy Space Center | 2019
‘The People’s Moon’ was a global project that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing containing NASA & public photos. London Piccadilly, Times Square New York, and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
10,000 IMAGES | 1969 YEAR | 240,000 MILES
Luton Council | 2022
Our River is a new public art concept for Luton commemorating those lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and celebrating the key workers that supported us and the moments of joy that got us through it.
1,337PHOTOS | 1,750 SQUARE FOOT | 1 MOSAIC
America250 | 2021
In collaboration with America250 ‘November Salute’ is an art installation featuring WWI hero Sgt. Henry Johnson and is comprised of over 3,500 photos of American heroes, on display at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City Mo.
3,500 PHOTOS | 250 YEARS | 1 MOSAIC
The Face of Liberation
ArtHouse Jersey | 2020
‘The Face of Liberation’ commissioned by ArtHouse Jersey was a photo mosaic featuring the faces of Jersey inhabitants, past and present, that covered over 2,000 square feet of wall space in St Helier, Jersey, the Channel Islands.
75 YEARS | 6,000 PHOTOS
Our Story: Portraits of Change
The Women’s Centennial | 2020
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
Global Vaccine Confidence Summit | 2021
Working in partnership with Freuds and Proud Robinson & Partners, we have built an interactive map celebrating the luminaries behind the Covid19 vaccine, exploring the work happening across the world to encourage vaccine uptake.
7 COUNTRIES | 29 LUMINARIES | 1 GOAL
Format Festival | 2021
Inspired by the 1937 Mass Observation project, FORMAT Photography Festival invited people to use the hashtag #massisolationFORMAT to create a large scale photo mosaic and visual archive during the Covid19 pandemic.
40,000 PHOTOS | 90+ COUNTRIES
‘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 World War One
BBC WW1 at Home | 2014
‘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.
3,550 IMAGES | 2021 CITY OF CULTURE BID
A screen based interactive art installation of the Mona Lisa made up of the attendees of the conference, in partnership with Freuds & Atomized Studios, and commissioned by EY for their GTLG Annual Event in Rome.
7,931 IMAGES | 100 YEARS OF DA VINCI
‘My Snowman’ was a giant photo mosaic made up of 2,626 photos submitted by the public, commissioned by Penguin Random House, for the 40th anniversary of the original Raymond Briggs picture book. It was exhibited in Brighton Museum.
2,626 IMAGES | 40TH ANNIVERSARY
The Faces of Canary Wharf
Canary Wharf Group | 2016
‘The Faces of Canary Wharf’ was a commission from Canary Wharf Group for their executive suite. 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
West Ham United | 2016
A commission from West Ham United, made up of historic club photos depicting portraits of two of its most iconic football stars, Bobby Moore and Geoff Hurst, for the boardroom in the former Olympic Stadium, Stratford, London.
3,500 IMAGES | 100 YEARS OF WEST HAM
Eye on the Road
Southwark Council | 2016
‘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 contained more than 6,000 photos from Croydon residents.
6,000 IMAGES | 627 PARTICIPANTS
Memorial Arboretum | 2016
‘Arboretum’ was a commission from the National Memorial Arboretum to commemorate the opening of their new Remembrance Centre. Composed of more than 5,000 photos from volunteers, vistors and archives it is over 4 metres wide.
5,000 IMAGES | 4 METRES WIDE
‘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 in London Victoria Station.
3,500 IMAGES | 20 SQUARE FEET
Faces of NHS London
NHS England & Improvement | 2020
To mark Black History Month, the NHS in London has revealed 36 prominent individuals it has chosen to be ‘the faces’ of the NHS Trusts in the capital.