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Janetka Platun
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Barking Hospital

Commissioned to make ‘Shift’ and ‘Reading Matter’, a series of permanent artworks for Barking Hospital in East London.

Hampshire County Council
Artist in residence, Treloar 100+. Researching the history of disability through the Hampshire Records Office archive collection. Culminated in the installation ‘Looking forward, Looking Back’ exhibited at the Allen Gallery, Alton.

Woking Borough Council  
Artist in residence, Maybury Maps. Macro Photography project resulting in the website mayburymaps.co.uk.
Surrey Arts
Imagination Pod, site-specific sculpture located in the grounds of Losely Park, Guildford. Commissioned for Celebrating Surrey.                      

Farnham Maltings    
Artist in residence, ‘House’ an exhibition of bingo portraits exhibited on the sides of buses travelling around Woking City Centre. A Creative Communities project. Funded by Woking Arts and Arts Council England.

NHS Redbridge

Loxford Polyclinic, Ilford. Commissioned to create permanent artwork in Britain’s first Polyclinic.
Enfield County Council 
‘Sites & Sounds of Edmonton’ Commissioned to produce a site-specific installation in an empty shop inside Edmonton Green Shopping Centre.
Funded by Enfield CC, St.Modwen and Arts Council England.
Creative Communities    
Artist in residence, Working with Local residents in housing estates located in Epsom and Woking. Culminated in the publication ’10 Photos’ and the installation ‘Beneath the Surface’. Commissioned by Farnham Maltings. Funded by Arts Council England.

Brockwell Lido   
Artist in residence at an Art Deco outdoor swimming pool in London. Resulted in the installation ‘message in a bottle- a best stolen image’. Messages stored at Lambeth archives.       

NHS Barking & Dagenham     
Commissioned to produce a permanent artwork for the new CAMHS waiting room located in Barking. Funded by LIFT.   
Project Ability
Artist in residence, Funded by Scottish Arts Council & Glasgow City Council. Culminated in an exhibition, seminar and the publication ‘Spectrum’. Published by A Shoal of Mackeral and funded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.     
Prison Arts Foundation
Handheld 1,2 & 3, a collaborative photographic artwork. Handheld 3 created during a series of workshops with women in Hydebank Wood Prison, Belfast and exhibited in the Prison. Funded by Prison Arts Foundation and Enkalon Foundation.          

Peoples Palace Projects
Commission for six AO size posters that illustrated and celebrated the 8th anniversary of Peoples Palace Projects work in prisons. Funded by Arts & Humanities and exhibited at Queen Mary, University of London.

Clod Ensemble
Artist in residence ‘Extravagant Acts for mature people’ Work that encouraged a culture of exchange between artists and the over 60’s at Claremont Centre in North London.

Changing the Scene
Art installation consultant ‘In the House’ an exhibition of artwork about women in the prison system in England and Brazil. The work explores human rights in the Criminal justice system. Funded by the British Council, National Lottery, AHRB and RIOTOUR.
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