DIVINE SOUTHGATE-SMITH (b. 1995, Lomé, Togo)
is a London-based Togolese-British transdisciplinary artist and Royal Academy of Arts, Graduate (2022).
Southgate-Smith has developed a practice comprising film, text, spoken word poetry, performance, sound, installation, sculpture, furniture design, 3D animation, and 3D rendering. Her/them approach to art-making is trans-disciplinary 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 play, literature, music, imagination, intersectional discourse, community, and archive material as a source of inspiration and creation.
ZACHARY PULMAN STUDIO (Interior Architecture)
Don't Sleep (Music Label)
Artist: BAD WITH PHONES
AD Magazine France
Selected Awards (nominated):
FRAME Awards (2021)
MULLEN LOWE GROUP NOVA Award (2017)
The International TAKIFUJI Art Award (2017)