Sam Smith is a video installation and performance artist born in Sydney, Australia living and working in London, UK. He is currently part of Spaced 3: north by southeast, a three year residency and produciton programme lead by International Art Space, Western Australia and in collaboration with Baltic Art Center, Sweden.
His recent solo projects include 'E.1027', a live video performance at Whitechapel Gallery, London; 'The Horizontal Window' at The Telfer Gallery as part of Glasgow International 2016; 'Slow Form' at Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal; and video performances at the Australian Centre for Moving Image, Melbourne; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London for the Artists' Film Biennial. He has exhibited in group shows at venues including Gallery of Contemporary Art, E-WERK, Freiburg; De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam; Sandefjord and Larvik Kunstforening, Norway; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; The Royal Standard, Liverpool; Sinne, Helsinki; Jupiter Woods, London; and insitu, Berlin. A new book, ‘Here the Sun does not enter’, designed and edited by Smith with artist Andrea Zucchini was released by Assembly Point in March 2017. The monograph ‘Sam Smith: Frames of Reference’, featuring texts from Jan Verwoert and Post Brothers, was published by Broken Dimanche Press and Künstlerhaus Bethanien in 2014.
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