Olivia Plender (b.1977, UK) lives and works in London. Plender’s work often involves research into histories of social, radical and religious movements in Britain. Her work is manifest in a wide variety of forms: installations, drawings, videos, banners, costumes, performances and comics. Plender’s drawing for the Contemporary Art Society Auction is concerned with Sylvia Pankhurst, who used her artistic skills in the fight for women’s rights, designing badges, banners and flyers. Plender’s recent exhibitions include Arnolfini, Bristol; MK Gallery, Milton Keynes; Gasworks, London; KIOSK, Ghent; Marabouparken, Sundbyberg, Sweden.
Last updated: 12.11.2014