As a natural extention of her enqueries into meaning-making, Marianne collaborates extensively with universities, museum and galleries to deliver new works, workshops and learning programmes in relation to insitutional sites, collections and changing exhibitions. Since 2002, she has worked with diverse audiences to interpret modern and contemporary art through discussion and making; collaborated wiith professionals across diciplines to develop participatory projects and events; lectured on fine art and photography practice; and, delivered training for artists, art students and teachers on using the gallery as a site for creative and critical research (teaching, learning and practice).
As a result of her skills and experience she is also frequently involved in the development and design of education methodologies and learning resources.
Please feel free to contact for more information and to discuss any potential ideas or opportunities for collaboration.
SELECTED PAST PROJECTS/ PROJECT ARCHIVE
Map Your World (ongoing, since 2007) The British Library, London
Workshops (for Schools, FE|HE, Teachers and Education/Museum Professionals) to explore how maps carry evidence to the contexts and agendas of their makers and, as social documents, influence the way we come to see the world and understand our place within it.
Developed in collaboration with Jean Campbell.
Human Factor — Drawing as Exploring (2014) Hayward Gallery, London
Series of three public life-drawing workshops to explore drawings relationship to looking and thinking about the body, contemporary art and architectural space. Part of 'The Human Factor: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture'.
SkillUp: Artist-led Drawing Workshops (2014) Royal Institute of British Architechts, London
Drawing workshops for young people to develop skills and explore the relationship between drawing, design and thinking, place and architecture.
The Gallery as Studio: Drawing Out Ideas from the Collection (2012) Tate Modern
Public workshop series on using drawing as a tool for actively engaging with modern and contemporary art. Developed and delivered in collaboration with artist Michèle Fuirer.
Teachers in Partnership (2010-2011) Tate Britain
Delivery of 3-term professional development programme for artists, teachers and educators who are keen to explore opportunities for working with modern and contemporary art as sites for research, teaching and learning.
Medicine at the Movies (2009|2010) Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons, London
Facilitating senior participant's movie making on the theme of medicine. The resulting film - Encounters: 10 Words to John Hunter - premiered at Hunterian Museum, London and Thackray Museum, Leeds, March 2010, and on public display at the Hunterian Museum, 6 July - 11 September 2010.
News: Project shortlisted for UK Jodi Awards 2010 for accessible digital culture More + View film online
The New Kew Illustrated Archive of Trees, 2009 Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
Artist's Commission: in collaboration with Kew's Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives, to develop a new archive object through research and public workshops as part of The Big Draw 2009. Archive accessioned into Collection, November 2009.
News: Kew Workshops wins Trailblazer Drawing Inspiration Awards 2009 More
Double Trouble: Drawing Ourselves into Site, 2009 TATE Modern
2-day photography, drawing and mapping project for young artists to explore how site may influence who we are, when and where. Developed in response to the work of artist Roni Horn in Roni Horn aka Roni Horn , Tate Modern 2009.
TWO, 2008 TATE Modern and the BFI
7-week research project on working collaboratively across schools and institutions, from within the contexts of exhibition and archive, to consider the philosophical relationships between photography and film in relation to portraiture. More
Charleston Summer School: An Alternative Guide to Site, 2008 Charleston, an artist's home and garden, Lewes
5-day young people's summer school to explore how it is possible to collaboratively map a site according to own preferences and - by making this evident - inspire new experiences in others.
MAPPING THE MUSEUM (2013) National Maritime Museum, London
10-weeks research project with young people to create alternative maps inspired by the Museum and its collections.
BLAH BLAH BLAH! [MEL BOCHNER] (2012) Whitechapel Gallery
Workshops/ Talks for artists, educators, teachers and school-groups.
REAL LIFE, STILL LIFE, STORIES (2012) Vital Arts, Royal London Hospital (in association with Whitechapel Gallery)
In-hospital workshops to explore how objects and space can be used to create a photobook that recounts personal stories in relation to place.
SPACE/OBJECT: LIGHT, CAMERA, ACTION! (2012) Whitechapel Gallery
3-day course for young people to investigate how objects and empty spaces, light and sound, can be used to create dramatic movies about history, memory and the geography of place.
SOCIETY, STUDIO AND STREET (2011) National Portrait Gallery
3-day workshop for young people to create photographic portraits inspired by the style and approach of E.O. Hoppé. Culminating in a public screening at the Gallery. Co-led with photographer Gisela Torres.
3-D IDENTITY CREATION (2010) National Portrait Gallery in partnership with Roundhouse
3-day workshop for young people to create a 3-D digital character in relation to their own identity and the portraits in the exhibition 'Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power and Brilliance'. Co-led with games designer Ethan Kennedy.
ANIMATION AS INTERPRETATION (2010) Tate Britain
Practical workshop and interactive talk on animation as media and creative tool for interpretation. Delivered as part of Movement and Permanence: Tate Britain Learning Private View.
BEYOND THE FACE (2010) National Portrait Gallery
3-day project for young people to explore the images in Irving Penn Portraits and create a series of personal portraits in response. Culminating in a public screening at the Gallery. Co-led with photographer Tom Wichelow.
FROM CHROMAKEY TO MTV (2010) National Portrait Gallery
Motivated by the 'Beatles to Bowie' exhibition, a Sunday Session workshop for young people to explore the processes behind 1960s to 1970s-style
pop videos and create their own video experiments using early special effects and hand made tools. Co-led with artist Howard Matthew.
BUILDING ON CONTEMPORARY ART PRACTICES (2009) TATE Britain, London
2-day course for art teachers and educators to consider how current trends in contemporary art can be explored with students at KS4|KS5 level.
CRITICAL & CONTEXTUAL STUDIES:
FRANCIS BACON AND THE TURNER PRIZE (2008) TATE Britain, London
Course for art teachers and educators to unravel the meaning of art works by placing them in a wider cultural context. Developed and delivered with Curator Helen Little.
DRAWING INTO SITE/SIGHT (2008) The British Library and Campaign for Drawing
Commissioned collaborative event to explore how site may be alternatively mapped and represented through the attributes, opinions and ideas of its staff, readers and visitors.
MEDIA, MATERIALS, TECHNIQUES AND MEANING (2008) TATE Britain, London
Practical study day for art students to investigate material use and meaning in modem and contemporary art for the development of students' individual work and practices.
CURATING PRACTICE (2007)
Commissioned by Studio Voltaire, London
Participatory and contextual research project for yong art students to identify links between the development of individual work, fine arts practices and contemporary society.
ART AND LANGUAGE (2005, 2006, 2007) TATE Modern, London
InSet|Study day for artists, art-students, educators and teachers to consider the connections between art and language, including language as art and interpretation through spoken, written and visual languages.
DEVELOPING A LOOKING LOG (2006, 2007) TATE Modern, London
InSet|Study day to explore strategies for expanding the sketchbook into a discursive place for research into visual art practice, primarily but not exclusively, in the gallery context.
INSTALLING INTERACTION: ARE YOU AFRAID OF A GOOD TIME? (2007) TATE Modern, London
2-day workshop for Southwark art students to practically research installation art - and the use of audience participation and anticipation as strategy and material - in relation to Carsten Holler's installation: Test Site , Tate Modern, 2006|07.
GRAPHIC CHANGE (2005) Photographic Project, Workshops and Commission Shed 22, London
Photographic project, workshops and mural commission for Stratford Advice Arcade. Delivered in collaboration with artist Ed Harper and Newham Young Carers.
CY TWOMBLY: TALKS AND WORKSHOPS (2004) Serpentine Gallery, London
Interactive gallery talks, discussions and drawing workshops in response to the exhibition 'Cy Twombly: 50 Years of Work on Paper'.