From Research Residencies: SURVEYS (all images © marianne holm hansen)
 
 
WORKSHOPS/ PARTICIPATORY PROJECT COMMISSIONS/ TALKS
As a natural extension of her enquiries into language, dialogue and meaning-making, Marianne collaborates extensively with individuals and groups, universities, community organisations, museum and galleries to deliver new works, workshops and public/ participatory programmes in relation to institutional sites, collections and changing exhibitions. Since 2002, she has worked with diverse audiences to collectively interpret modern and contemporary art through discussion and making; collaborated with professionals across disciplines to develop participatory projects, outreach and events; lectured on fine art and photography, theory and practice; and, delivered training for artists, art students and teachers on using the gallery as a site for creative and critical research (teaching, learning, collaboration and practice).

She is also frequently involved in the development and design of education methodologies and learning resources.

Upcoming events includes talks, workshops and resource writing commissions for
The British Library , Hayward Gallery , Sir John Soane's Museum and the Royal Institute of British Architects

Please feel free to contact for more information and to discuss any potential ideas or opportunities for collaboration.
 
 
SELECTED PAST PROJECTS/ PROJECT ARCHIVE
image from riba workshop Artist-led Drawing and Photography Workshops (2014-ongoing)
Royal Institute of British Architects, London link to Hayward Gallery
Drawing and photography workshops for young people and adult audeiences to develop skills through exploring the relationship between drawing, photography, design and thinking; between place and our relationship to place.
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  Map Your World (2007-2019)
The British Library, London link to Hayward Gallery
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.
  Towards The Mean, (2016)
The Barbican, London link to Hayward Gallery
Interactive installation, commissioned by The Barbican, London (Foyer Art Space, 16 March – 19 June 2016), to question personal, social and ideological desires to define one national identity.
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  Human Factor — Drawing as Exploring (2014)
Hayward Gallery, London link to Hayward Gallery
Series of three public life-drawing workshops to explore drawings relationship to looking and thinking about the body in contemporary art and architectural space. Part of 'The Human Factor: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture'.
  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. 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.

  The Viewfinder Project (2010)
Brighton Photo Biennial ; Photoworks, Brighton ; Lighthouse, Brighton
10-months collaborative action research project to enable a core group of young people to develop cultural participation opportunities for their peers. Concludes, with presentations scheduled to coincide with the Brighton Photo Biennale 2010: 'New Documents', curated by Martin Parr.
Viewfinder Website
Teachers' testimonies in Enquire Briefing Notes (PDF), engage, UK
  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
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  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
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  Young Researchers Taking Liberties, 2009
The British Library
10-week research project to enable Young Researchers to creatively and critically explore Human Rights and Civil Liberties in relation to the history and potential future of society, its individuals and their communities.
Young Researches' Blog: Taking Liberties
Scalable images of outcome: Liberties? a game to start debate
Young Researchers Taking Liberties' Project Page - The British Library
  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.
mapping edmonton image   Mapping Edmonton, 2009
Commissioned by Arts and Events, London Borough of Enfield
Commission to create a new map of Edmonton Green based on how its temporary and permanent inhabitants see, experience and navigate the area
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  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.
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  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.
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  ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS (2017 + 2018 + 2019)
The British Library LINK TO BL and The Royal Institute of British Architects LINK TO BL
Adult course to develop creative photography practice while exploring the connected histories of photography and architecture through the collections of two major London institutions.

DRAWING THE LINE: THE CREATIVE POTENTIAL OF MAPS (2017)
The British Library, London LINK TO BL
6-weeks adult course to explore Maps and their potential in creative practice through drawing, collage and 3D making.

LINES OF INQUERY (2017)
Sir John Soane's Museum, London LINK TO BL
Workshop series for adults to explore drawing as a tool for looking, thinking and interpretation.

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.

ZARINA BHIMJI: CONVERSATIONS AND ACTIONS (2012)
Whitechapel Gallery
Talk for artists, educators and teachers on Zarina Bhimji's exhibition at the Gallery and the resource Zarina Bhimji: Conversations and Actions .

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 young 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'.

MAGNIFICENT MATERIALS and MATERIAL STORIES (2002-03)
TATE Modern, London
4 x 10-week Primary Schools' projects linking art and science to explore the meanings, associations and story telling potential of materials as used in modern and contemporary art within the Tate Collection.
Magnificent Materials Project Site - Tate Modern
Material Stories Project Site - Tate Modern

THE BOX: A PERSONAL APPROACH (2000)
Milton Keynes Gallery
Mixed media workshops and conversation events for artists participating in the exhibition 'Women Beyond Borders'.
Women Beyond Borders' website
   
 
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