Sam Smith

Exhibition view, “(dis)assembly”, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2021.
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, “(dis)assembly”, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2021.
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, “Form Variations”, Küntlerhaus Bethenian, Berlin, Germany, 2014

Exhibition view, “Form Variations”, Küntlerhaus Bethenian, Berlin, Germany, 2014

Exhibition view, “Notes”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, 2014

Exhibition view, “Notes”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, 2014

Exhibition view, “A circuit”, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, 2017

Exhibition view, “A circuit”, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, 2017

Sam Smith (1980, Sydney, Australia) lives and works in London, United Kingdom. The central theme of his work is a self-reflexive analysis of the language of cinema. Sam Smith got a MFA in Fine Arts from Goldsmiths, London (2015). In 2017 and 2018 he did an artistic residency, Spaced 3: north by southeast, at Baltic Art Center, Sweden. In 2019 he was selected for the Contemporary Art at Stourhead, a programme by the National Trust in the UK. Selected individual exhibitions: (dis)assembly, 3 + 1 Arte Contemporânea, Portugal (2021); Capture, UNSW Galleries, Austrália (2021); Nearness, Stourhead National Trust, UK (2019); Lithic Choreographies, Gotland Kunstmuseet, Sweden (2018); A Circuit, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (2017); E.1027, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016); The Horizontal Window, The Telfer Gallery for Glasgow International (2016); Slow Form, CAV – Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal (2015); Slow Fragmentation, Screen Space, Melbourne (2015); NOTES, Australian Centre for Moving Image, Melbourne (2015); The Performative Minute, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2014); and Notes on the Apparatus, selected by Vdrome for the Artists’ Film Biennial, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2014). Selected collective exhibitions: Let the field of your attention…soften and spread out, Kai Art Center, Tallinn (2019); Spaced 3: north by southeast, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth (2018);  Assembly Point, London (2016); Ways of Looking, Gallery of Contemporary Art, E-WERK, Freiburg (2016); Objects from the Temperate Palm House, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh (2016); e Your Time Is Not My Time, De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam (2015). Recently his films and performances have been selected to show at: Sheffield DocFest, Inglaterra (2021); Riga International Short Film Festival, Lithuania (2020); Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, Germany (2019); Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, Russia (2019) e International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands (2019).

 

 

Selected works

Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.5K (post analysis), 2021, Dismantled Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.5K, plywood, glass, 90 x 150 x 60 cm

Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.5K (post analysis), 2021, Dismantled Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.5K, plywood, glass, 90 x 150 x 60 cm

Capture Pigments, 2021, Utramarine pigment on paper, 42 x 30 cm (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Capture Pigments, 2021, Utramarine pigment on paper, 42 x 30 cm (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Untitled (lens 15), 2011
Ceraplast, cement, blackbutt wood, varnish, 10 x 10 x 34 cm

Untitled (lens 15), 2011
Ceraplast, cement, blackbutt wood, varnish, 10 x 10 x 34 cm

Bounding Box, 2013
Cement, plaster, brass, glass, 103 x 25 x 25 cm

Bounding Box, 2013
Cement, plaster, brass, glass, 103 x 25 x 25 cm

Inversion (parte 1), 2013
Marble, cement, oak wood, glass, 50 x 40 x 40 cm

Inversion (parte 1), 2013
Marble, cement, oak wood, glass, 50 x 40 x 40 cm

Inversion (parte 2), 2013
Marble, cement, oak wood, glass, 50 x 40 x 40 cm

Inversion (parte 2), 2013
Marble, cement, oak wood, glass, 50 x 40 x 40 cm

Negative Sculpture 1, 2013
16mm film and photo printed on cotton paper, 39,5 x 32,5 cm

Negative Sculpture 1, 2013
16mm film and photo printed on cotton paper, 39,5 x 32,5 cm

Negative Sculpture 2, 2013
16mm film and photo printed on cotton paper, 39,5 x 32,5 cm

Negative Sculpture 2, 2013
16mm film and photo printed on cotton paper, 39,5 x 32,5 cm

Reflex Compositions, 2013 Super 16mm film transferred to HD Vídeo, colour, no sound
1’ 21’’, Edition 5 + 2 AP

Reflex Compositions, 2013 Super 16mm film transferred to HD Vídeo, colour, no sound
1’ 21’’, Edition 5 + 2 AP

Untitled, 2015
Hardwood, file printing on cotton paper, aluminum, steel, metal paint, 202 x 85.5 x 69 cm

Untitled, 2015
Hardwood, file printing on cotton paper, aluminum, steel, metal paint, 202 x 85.5 x 69 cm

Untitled, 2014, Cement, 20 x 22 x

Untitled, 2014, Cement, 20 x 22 x

Form Variations Bronze, 2014, Bronze, 20,5 x 16 x 12 cm, Edition 4/6

Form Variations Bronze, 2014, Bronze, 20,5 x 16 x 12 cm, Edition 4/6

Form Variations, 2014, 4K single channel video Installation, sound, colour, 5’ 28’’, Edition 2/5 + 2 AP

Form Variations, 2014, 4K single channel video Installation, sound, colour, 5’ 28’’, Edition 2/5 + 2 AP

Film Without a Past, 2012, Single channel HD video, stereo, color, 32’ 10’’, Edição 5 + 2 AP

Film Without a Past, 2012, Single channel HD video, stereo, color, 32’ 10’’, Edição 5 + 2 AP

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