Olivia Plender website

Having worked with Olivia Plender on a book about a whole body of work, titled Rise Early, Be Industrious (2016), I am delighted to be working with her again. This time we’re thinking through what it may mean to build a website for a practice as diverse, but at the same time very consistent, as hers.Continue reading “Olivia Plender website”

Launch Rise Early, Be Industrious

I’d clocked it, vaguely, before I went on holiday early August, but it was fully confirmed upon my return several weeks later: Olivia Plender’s will be the next show at Maureen Paley. Maureen’s was one of the first galleries I started to follow and visit frequently after my move to London exactly 20 years ago, soContinue reading “Launch Rise Early, Be Industrious”

Olivia Plender – Rise Early, Be Industrious

Off to print this week is also the book I’ve been working on with artist Olivia Plender and designer Nuno Luz: Rise Early, Be Industrious. Although it relates to exhibitions at three UK institutions and the texts commissioned (before I became involved) talk about artworks in them, in the process of looking at the material available inContinue reading “Olivia Plender – Rise Early, Be Industrious”

Olivia Plender book

I have been invited to work with Olivia Plender on a book that brings together newly commissioned texts, edited conversations, existing texts and excerpts, as well as her own reflections and comments on her wide-ranging practice and previously published writings by her and about her work by others. The book follows the exhibition ‘Olivia Plender: Rise Early, Be Industrious’,Continue reading “Olivia Plender book”