Eleanor Macnair began Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh in August 2013. The project was published i by MacDonaldStrand / Photomonitor in October 2014 and featured in the Observer’s Best Photography Books of 2014, described as ‘sublimely post-modern’. The project was the subject of a solo exhibition at Atlas Gallery, London in autumn 2015 and will be exhibited in Germany and the US in spring 2016.
The project was included in the Works Programme at Look3 festival 2015, Charlottesville curated by Scott Thode and Kathy Ryan of The New York Times. Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh has also been featured on the Instagram blog, The Observer Magazine, theguardian.com, The Telegraph SEVEN magazine, PDN online, BBC online, Hyperallergic, Huffington Post, AnOther.com, Elephant magazine, Art Info, It's Nice That, Emaho Magazine and Design Week amongst others.