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TEETH KISSIN’ Where Elephants Reside, 2022 is an adaptation of my spoken word poetry written throughout the period of 2019-2021. The book uses photographs from various archives and original images to create a sequence of collages integrated with spoken word poetry. Publication as a site for conversation, reading as performance.

- 188 pages, 120gsm coated
- Colorplan ebony cover
- 168x297mm
- Play by Olimpia Southgate-Smith
- ISBN 978-1-73966967-1-3

- Published by Lichen Books and All Purpose Studios



Lichen Books, London, United Kingdom

Kindred, London, United Kingdom

Village. Leeds, United Kingdom

New Distribution House, New York, United States

Salt & Pepper, Tokyo, Japan


Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, United Kingdom

Reappropriating the Gaze: Notes on Archive, Curation & Collage, 2023 

Published to accompany Divine Southgate-Smith’s solo exhibition TEETH KISSIN’ at Soup Gallery

NOTES on Archive: When Provenance is Obsolete by Naima Hassan

NOTES on Curation: 'These memories are medicine' by Chloe Austin

NOTES on Collage: Me, A Mad Swirling Grabbing Thing by Ebun Sodipo


- Published and Produced by Foolscap Editions 

- Cover Artwork and Image Research by Divine Southgate-Smith

- Texts Commissioned by Divine Southgate-Smith and SOUP



Available upon request at SOUP Gallery

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