His artwork brings a sense of wonder to our public spaces, and his design projects focus on the prevention of suffering.
Oliver Blank is an English artist, designer, and composer. His artwork brings a sense of wonder to our public spaces, and his design projects focus on the prevention of suffering.
Connecting audiences through sound and fictional narratives, Oliver's artwork coaxes his audience out of the quotidian and into unforgettable experiences that instill a shared romance and heightened sense of place. His past installations include fabricating a fake bureau dedicated to fictionalising a city’s history, composing orchestral music for long forgotten buildings, and generating a sonic wildlife habitat in the centre of an Italian city.
Oliver is a Senior Designer at Google Life Sciences and previously Lead Designer for Google Crisis Response. Before this Oliver was a Principal Designer at Nokia working on a family of connected hardware products designed to inspire people to head outdoors and go on adventures. Previously Oliver was a partner at New Orleans-based Civic Center, a design studio that made cities more comfortable for people.
Oliver’s music and installations have featured at exhibitions and festivals around the world including London’s Design Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Tate Gallery, and Helsinki’s Taidehalli. In the past Oliver has called Helsinki, London, Manchester, and New Orleans home, he currently lives in San Francisco.
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|21 Oct 2015||6:00pm - 7:00pm|
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