DIVINE SOUTHGATE-SMITH Born 1995, Lomé, TOGO 

Lives and works in London

 

Education:

Royal Academy Schools, London, United Kingdom 2019-2022

Central St Martins (UAL), London, United Kingdom 2014-2017

The Art Academy, London, United Kingdom 2013-2014

 

Exhibitions:

2022      Of Mythic Worlds, Curated by Harold Offeh Presented at Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, Norwich, United Kingdom

              FEŸ 2022, Presented at Feÿ Arts, Château du Feÿ, Villecien, France

              144, Presented at Reference Point, 180 Strand, London, United Kingdom

              RA schools show, Presented at Royal Academy of the Arts, London, United Kingdom

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''THE PRACTICE OF LISTENING'' (2022) 

Installation view, RA Schools Show 2022. Photo: Andy Keate                                 Installation view, Artist portrait  RA Schools Show 2022. Photo: Maite De Orbe 

List of Works: TEETH KISSIN': Where Elephants Reside (2022) Publication, performative reading, Shadows of Something Real Series (2022) Glass installation, Mela-9 Series, sculpture, installation, Thicker Than Water (2022) CGI animation, Film installation

              Premiums, Presented at Royal Academy of the Arts, London, United Kingdom

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''DARKNESS OF THE SUN'' (2022) 

Installation view, RA Schools Premiums 2022. Photo: Courtesy of The Royal Academy Schools

List of Works: Mangoti (2022) 3D Printed Sculptural stool, Blessings (2022) Hemp dipped in Lemongrass essence, wrapped in a colorful hairband, Darkness of The Sun (2022) Hemp bleached and dipped in Terracota and Lemongrass, installation

2020      Let's Go for a Walk, Presented at Royal Academy of the Arts, London, United Kingdom

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''NOT RAISED, DRAWN'' (2020) 

Installation view, RA Schools Open Studio 2020. Photo: Courtesy of the Artist

List of Works: Let's Go for a Walk (2020) 19 original digital print, Black on Black ink, EPSON Matt Photo Paper, chronologically installed 

2019      FRENTE n2, Presented at Desterro, Lisbon, Portugal

              Europe Under Construction, Presented at SCHRILL, Braunschweig, Germany

              (Putting words) in my mouth, Presented at Galeria Foco, Lisbon, Portugal              

              Mellifluous Elephant, Presented at Casa da Dona Laura, Lisbon, Portugal

              PADA STUDIO presents Capitulo, Presented at Auditório Municipal Augusto Cabrita, Barreiro, Portugal

2018      Artist Residency Exhibition, Presented at THIRDBASE, Lisbon, Portugal

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''NOT RAISED, DRAWN'' (2018) 

Installation view, THIRDBASE 2018. Photo: Courtesy of THIRDBASE

List of Works: (Putting words) in my mouth (2018) Single channel Film, (and repeat) I am Strange (2018) Acoustical Sculpture, Spokenword Sound piece, I=I (2018) Glass and wood sculpture, Not Raised, Drawn (2018) Curtain installation, Sublimation print 

              Feedback, Presented at The Switch Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

              Dis (Places), Presented at Galeria Foco, Lisbon, Portugal              

2017      Degree Show: COME, Presented at Central St Martins, London, United Kingdom

TOWARD FRAGMENTS (2017

Installation view, Central St Martins 2017. Photo: Courtesy of Clara Imbert 

List of Works: Toward Fragments (2017) Architectural, Acoustic Sculpture 

              BIG SPACE, Presented at Central St Martins, London, United Kingdom

          

2016      Art In Transit, Presented at Lethaby Gallery, London, United Kingdom

              Open Studio, Presented at Central St Martins, London, United Kingdom

            

2014      Graduate Show, Presented at The Art Academy, London, United Kingdom

       

2013      TEMPO, Presented at La Porte Peinte, Noyers Sur Serein, France

            

2012      Young Artist In Association With 'Talent Rich', Presented at Muse Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Curated Exhibitions:

2017      Painting Beyond Itself, HOUSE OF CONTEMPORARIES presents 14th Cinema, London, United Kingdom

              Film In Performance | Performance In Film, HOUSE OF CONTEMPORARIES presents 14th Cinema, London, United Kingdom

             

2016      Spacial & Temporal Boundaries, HOUSE OF CONTEMPORARIES presents 14th Cinema, London, United Kingdom

 

Award:

Mullen Lowe Group Nova Award (2017)

International Takifuji Art Award (2017)

The Art Academy Drawing Prize (2014)