Queen's face breaks world record on Buckingham Palace

The Queen's face was projected onto Buckingham Palace on 19 - 21 April as part of a Guinness World Record Attempt.

Queen's face breaks record on Buckingham Palace
Queen's face breaks record on Buckingham Palace

The 3D video artwork featured 32 animated portraits of the Queen, each made up of thousands of portraits of children’s faces compiled by artist Ross Ashton of The Projection Studio.

Click here to see Event’s gallery of the projection.

As reported in Event, the project was attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest collaborative artwork. At least 28,267 images are needed to break the record.

More than 200,000 children submitted their self-portraits, breaking the record.

The Face Britain project was run by The Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts and is the first time video projections have been used on the palace.

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