(b. 1995, Lomé, Togo)
is a London-based Togolese-British transdisciplinary artist
Royal Academy of Arts, Graduate (2022).
Divine Southgate-Smith has developed a practice comprising film, text, spoken word poetry, sculpture, furniture design, and 3D animation. Her/them approach to art-making is medium non-specific and collaborative allowing her/them to explore complex narratives through various mediums and disciplines. Southgate-Smith's practice relies on research and intuition, hence, she/they turns to literature, music, imagination, community, and archive material as a sources of inspiration and creation.
Selected shows include; Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, Norwich, United Kingdom (2022), Feÿ Arts, Château du Feÿ, Villecien, France (2022), Royal Academy of the Arts, London, United Kingdom (2022), Galeria Foco, Lisbon, Portugal (2019), Auditório Municipal Augusto Cabrita, Barreiro, Portugal (2019), Casa Do Design, Porto, Portugal (2018), The Switch Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal (2018), Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom (2017), Central St Martins, London, United Kingdom (2017), Lethaby Gallery, London, United Kingdom (2016) Permanent collections include; The Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom, Casa Do Design, Porto, Portugal, Lexus Private collection, Brussels, Belgium, Award nominations include; Frame Awards (2021) Mullen Lowe Group Nova Award (2017), International Takifuji Art Award (2017), The Art Academy Drawing Prize (2014)
ZACHARY PULMAN STUDIO (Interior Architecture)
Don't Sleep (Music Label)
Artist: BAD WITH PHONES
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