Biography / Artist statement
Olivia Twist is an Illustrator, Arts Facilitator and Lecturer from London with an MA in Visual Communication from the Royal College of Art. The key threads which can be found in her work are place, the mundane and overlooked narratives. Her striking visual language comprises of a myriad of esoteric layers informed by a propensity for human-centered research methodologies.
She is determined to make the arts, heritage institutions and arts education more accessible and representative of their local communities. Olivia has a strong interest in participatory design, relational aesthetics and documenting social history as it unfolds.
As a practitioner her aims are to provide her audience with 'the shock of the familiar' and to trigger greater intergenerational discussion.