Olivia Plender – Artist’s Talk

7 October 2005 / 14:00 - 16:00

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

Olivia Plender will be giving a talk about her practice and exhibition ‘The Medium and Daybreak’.

Olivia Plender is an artist and writer and currently co-editor of ‘Untitled’ magazine. She graduated from Central St Martins College of Art and Design and is based in London. In 2004 Plender undertook residencies at the Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts; Grizedale Arts, Cumbria; and PS1, New York. Recent exhibitions include Romantic Detachment in New York; East End Academy Whitechapel Gallery, London; and A Public Meeting to Address the Phenomenon of Materialization at Man in the Holocene, London. Plender has been selected for a Triangle Arts Trust residency in Buenos Aires, both in Autumn 2005. In 2006 she has a solo show at Jonathan Viner Gallery, London and her book Notes from the Other Side, will published by Bookworks.

Olivia Plender’s latest comic, ‘The Masterpiece, Part 4 – A Weekend in the Country’ is published by Castlefield Gallery Publications to coincide with this exhibition. Price £5.

Olivia Plender’s exhibition has been generously supported by Arts Council England, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the Granada Foundation.