The Big Picture

Audiences Central | 2008

The Big Picture was a record breaking art project supported by Arts Council England West Midlands and the BBC, was developed and delivered by Audiences Central. The Big Picture was kindly sponsored by Jessops and Linford. The record-breaking work of art included 112,896 photos, and measured 857.3m2, the size of three tennis courts. It was unveiled outside Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum at Millennium Point.

The image selected from the thousands of submission was a vintage image of a Boxer. Eight photographs, taken by people from Birmingham, the Black Country, Shropshire, Stoke-on-Trent, and Warwickshire, were shortlisted to be picked as the top photograph from the total of 112,896 entries.


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World Record