Olivia Twist is an illustrator from east London who graduated from the Royal College of Art this year with an MA in Visual Communication. 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 to marginal communities. Olivia has a strong interest in collaboration and 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’, to encourage taking up space and to stir intergenerational discussion.