Fiona Banner was born in 1966. She lives and works in London, where she also runs The Vanity Press. Banner is represented in major collections in the US and abroad including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Philadelphia Museum; Walker Art Gallery, Minneapolis. In 2002, Banner was short-listed for the Turner Prize at Tate Britain. One-person museum exhibitions and projects include; 2010, The Duveen Galleries Commission, Tate Britain; 2007, The Bastard Word The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada. Selected group exhibitions include; 2011, I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, MoMA, New York; 2002, Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool. Banner has recently collaborated with architect David Kohn on the Roi des Belges, a temporary building inspired by the boat Conrad piloted up the Congo, situated on the roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Banner will present Wellesʼ screenplay performed for the first time ever, live to camera, on the Roi des Belges on March 31st as part of Artangelʼs year-long program at www.aroomforlondon.co.uk.