Fiona Banner b. 1966

"Words are visceral and slippery; I like engaging with the physical dimension of language."

Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press (born 1966) is an English artist, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2002. She extracts classical and popular film and literature, often discovering humor in undercurrents of conflict. In 2010, she produced new work for a Duveen Hall commission at Tate Britain.