Projects

FACE TO FACE
ExCeL London | 2024

ExCeL London first opened in 2000. Around four million people visit ExCeL every year and in 2024 the venue will open a new 25,000 sqm state-of-the-art expansion, the largest integrated conference and exhibition centre in Europe.

+ 4,000,000 Yearly Visitors

We See You
Refuge | 2024

We see you, we believe you, we support you. Refuge is collaborating with the People’s Picture to celebrate every woman who’s survived – and everybody who helps her to thrive. Submit here and make a difference to women experiencing abuse.

+ 1,000’s Women Supported By Refuge

By the People
Alexandra Palace | 2024

A programme of community events and projects celebrating the 150th anniversary of London’s Alexandra Palace will culminate with the unveiling of a major new exhibition, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

+ By The People | 150 Lifetimes

Topps UEFA
EURO | 2024™

This mosaic of Scotland captain Andy Robertson was donated to the Scottish Football Museum by Topps, the official trading cards and stickers provider for UEFA EURO 2024™.  You can explore the interactive mosaic here!

+ Andy Robertson | 5,000 Trading Cards

Science in Pictures
AstraZeneca | 2023

Inspired by science and made in collaboration with Astra Zeneca’s STEM community. The People’s Picture & Science in Pictures is an award winning giant artistic interpretation of The Discovery Centre (DISC), the UK’s largest research and development centre.

+ Stem Art | 1,183 Pictures

Take a Moment
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

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The People’s Monarch
BBC South East | 2012

‘The People’s Monarch’ was commissioned by BBC South East for Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee. People submitted family portraits and snaps of important occasions in their lives. It toured the Turner Contemporary, Towner Gallery, Rochester Cathedral and Gatwick Airport.

+ 5,257 Images| 38 Square Metres

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 exhibited at WashigtonUnion Station celebrated the courageous efforts of all those who fought for all women.

+ 100 Years | 4,000 Photos | 100 Women

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The People’s Moon
Kennedy Space Center | 2019

The People’s Moon’ celebrated the 50th anniversary of the NASA Apollo 11 Moon landing at Piccadilly Lights, London, Times Square New York, it is permanently exhibited at Kennedy Space Center as an interactive experiential installation.

+ 10,000 Images | 1969 Year | 240,000 Miles

Faces of Surgery Royal College of Surgeons | 2023

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

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Facade of Grainhouse Hines | 2024

Hines commissioned a new site-specific artwork for their new London Headquarters, Grainhouse located in Covent Garden. The installation brings individuals and communities together to celebrate their unique legacy.

+ New Architecture | 2,500 Pictures

Faces of Forestry Forestry England | 2023

We created a photo mosaic for Forestry England for display at the Forestry England exhibition: Women in Forestry. It features over 2,000 photographs, of women from across the forestry sector and the general public.

+ Women in Forestry | 2,000 Lumberjills

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#massisolationFORMAT
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
Arts Council England | 2008

‘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

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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
The People’s Picture | 2018

‘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

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Rainbows for the NHS
NHS England | 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 and carers combined with the nation’s pictures unveiled at Piccadilly Lights.

+ 72 Years of NHS | 13,000 Photos

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

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The Face of Stoke-on-Trent
SOT Council | 2017

‘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

Our River
Luton Council | 2022

Our River was created for Luton residents commemorating those lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and celebrating the key workers supporting us and the moments of joy that got us through it and is on show in the city centre.

+ 1,337 Photos | 1,750 Square Foot | 1 Mosaic

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November Salute
America250 | 2021

America250  commissioned ‘November Salute’ is an art installation featuring WWI hero Sgt. Henry Johnson and is comprised of over 3,500 photos of American heroes,  at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City Mo.

+ 3,500 Photos | 250 Years | 1 Mosaic

Luminaries G7 Vaccine
Summit | 2021

Working in partnership with Freuds and Proud Robinson & Partners, we 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

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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. 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

My Snowman
Penguin Ventures | 2018

‘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

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Arboretum 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, visitors and archives it is over 4 metres wide.

+ 5,000 Images | 4 Metres Wide

EY Mona Lisa
Atomized | 2019

A screen-based interactive art installation of the Mona Lisa made up of the attendees of the conference, in partnership with Freuds & Atomized Studios, commissioned by EY for their GTLG Annual Event in Rome. An event-based project.

+ 7,931 Images | 100 Years of Da Vinci

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Football Icons
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

The People’s Poppy
The Royal British Legion | 2006

‘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

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Girl Done Good
Ashcroft Playhouse | 2019

‘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

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

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Mark Zuckerberg
Financial Times | 2017

The Mark Zuckerberg artwork is made up of around 1,000 photographs and was specially produced for the Financial Times article ‘Can Facebook really create a global community?’ The original article was by Historian Yuval Noah Harari

+ 1,000 Images| 1,000,000 Newspapers

Faces of NHS London
NHS England & Improvement | 2020

To mark Black History Month, the NHS England 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.

+ 36 Featured Faces | 5 Regions| 1 Capital City

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Victoria at 21
Royal Victoria Place | 2013

 ‘Victoria at 21’ is a portrait of Queen Victoria on her 21st birthday. It was commissioned to commemorate the 21st Birthday of Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells. It is 4 metres high and composed of over 3,000 photographs.

+ 3,000 Images | 9 Square Metres

What Haunt’s You?
Photographers’ Gallery | 2007

‘What Haunts You?’ was an interactive web-based montage and was commissioned by The Photographers’ Gallery. It collected over 3,000 photographs for an online archive of all things haunting.

+ 3,000 Images| 1 Interactive Artwork