Gregg SMITH
born 13-2-70, Cape Town, South Africa
Lives and works in Paris, France

 
contact: gregghello@gmail.com
   
  Education
2002-2004
Le Fresnoy studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing. France.
2001-2002 
Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.
1988-1991  
Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, SA.
   
   
  Solo exhibitions and projects
2017

Being watched, project «in situ» présented at 11 Cite Lepage, 75019, Paris, France.

2012

École régionale des beaux-arts de Valence,' Malleable track.'

2011

Toilet encounters # 4 : chez Charlie Jeffery & Chantal Santon, Paris, France.

2007  

Galeria dels Angels - Carmelitas Gallery, LOOP '07, Barcelona, Spain.

2006 

Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain.

2006  

Le Plateau, Espace Experimantal, Paris, France, 'The End.'

2006  

FLACC, Centrum van beeldende kunsten, Genk, Belgium.

2001  

Gasworks Studios and Gallery, London, GB, 'The Lovephones in London.’

1998  

Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, SA.

1994 South African Association for the Arts Gallery, Cape Town, SA.
   
   
  Group exhibitions, screenings and festivals (selection)
2015

The film will always be you, Tate Modern, London, curated by Zoé Whitley and Abrie Fourie.
Very Real Time 4, organisor of VRT residency in Cape Town, project by Leonid Tsvetkov.

2014

Le jour le plus court, Silencio, Paris, France.
Les Rencontrés Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Backstage of my life.

2013

Videobresil, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Séance du cycle Cinéma de Poche,15ème session d’emergence, La Cinémathèque française.

 

2012

Bootleg, curated by Josh Ginsberg, Jared Ginsberg and Kyle Morland, Evilson, Cape Town.
Festival Coté Court, Pantin, Paris, Absence de marquage (in competition).

 

2011

Videobresil, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Slipping Glimpser, curated by Marco Costantini and Federica Martini, Arsonic, Lausanne, Switzerland.
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Love, jealousy and wanting to be in two places at once, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

2010

Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Love, jealousy and wanting to be in two places at once, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
12º Festival Internacional de Curtas de Belo Horizonte, Underexposed, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
I Remain Silent, Galerie Krinzinger, curated by Eric Schmidt, Vienna, Austria.
Mostra Competiva, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Tiger Short Film Competition, Underexposed, Rotterdam The Netherlands.

 

2009

Les Rencontres Internationales, Underexposed, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Festival International de Courts Métrages d'Aix-en-Provence et du Pays d'Aix, France.
Never Dance Alone, Le Fresnoy studio national des arts contemporains.
Ce qui travaille, Khiasma, Mairie de Lilas, Paris, France.
Sing into my mouth, commissaire : Julia Rosa Clarke, Whatiftheworld Gallery, Cape Town, ZA.
Les Rencontres Internationales, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Espagne.
"en découdre" , curated by Alexandra Fau, Fondation Espace Ecureuil, Toulouse, France.

 

2008

Les Rencontres Internationales, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
Le Cinéma en numérique, Les Cahiers du Cinéma, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
La Toile et l'Ecran, (CulturesFrance/ Le Fresnoy), Musé du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France.
Animated Nature, curated by Juan-Ramón Barbancho, Espacio Santa Lucía, Seville, Spain.
Zapping Unit, curated by Keren Detton, La Ferme de Buisson, Paris, France.
Coté Court, 17 e Festival du film court en Seine-Saint-Denis/Pantin
Les Rencontres Internationales, Filmoteca Espanola , Madrid, Espagne.
Studio, Galerie Filles de Calvaire, curated by Madeleine van Doren, Paris, France.
Subtil Textil, La Galerie des galeries, curated by Alexandra Fau, Paris, France.
Your forest in my forest, Les Salaisons, Romainville, Paris, France.

2007

Vidéothèque mobile, Le Plateau Espace expérimental, Paris France.
Cinéma en numérique, Cahiers du cinéma, MK2 Bibliothèque, Paris, France.
Territoires de l'image, Musé de beaux arts de Lille.
Les 10 ans du Fresnoy : Maison de l'architecture et de la ville; Le Fresnoy studio national.
Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Le Cinéma du Monde, Paris, France.
Our Hospitality, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castellon, Rodrigo Alonso, Castellon, Spain.
Points d'impact, Piano Nobile, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

2006

Architecture au corps, Galerie Anton Weller, une proposition d’Alexandra Fau, Paris, France.
Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin, Le Cinéma du Monde, Paris, France.
Festival de cinéma Documentaire sur Grand Ecran, sélection de Emmanuel Burdeau, Le Cinémathèque du Cinéastes, Paris, France.
FIDMarseille International Documentary Film Festival, selection Emmanuel Burdeau, France.
Points d'impact O6, Espace Piano Nobile, Geneva, Switzerland.
E-Flux video rental, selection Ives Maes, Antwerp, Belgium.
de Warende,'Nie meer,' curated by Ellen Loots and Ives Maes, Turnhout, Belgium.
Maison Rouge, Paris, by invitation of Jean Conrad Lemaittre, Paris, France.
Marcher, curated by Martine Michard, Maison des Arts Georges Pompidou, Cajarc, France.
Rotterdam International Film Festival, Tiger Short Film Competition, NL.
SVP / Soirée Vidéos et Performances, l'Association Kunstart, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

 

2005

Model Missed Opportunities, curated by Sabine Winkler, Brandenburger Kunstverein, Berlin.
Videobrazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Galerie des Angels, LOOP Video Festival, Barcelona, Spain.
Migrations culturelles aquitaine afriques, Novart Bordeaux Festival, Bordeaux, France.
Hidden Rhythms (Nijmegen, NL), curated by Hilde de Bruin.
Hilchot Schschenim C at the Digital Art Lab (Tel Aviv, Israel).
Museum Jeu de Paume, Paris, AFAA Selection.
Rotterdam Film Festival, background to a seduction.

 

2004

Galerie des Angels, Barcelona, Spain.
Home cinema, Le Havre, curated by Patrice Blouin.
Videopool, Berlin, curated by Harm Lux.
Panorama 5, Le Fresnoy studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing, France.
Dakar Biennale, Senegal.

 

2003

Lautloses Irren/Silent Wandering, Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany, curated by Harm Lux, catalogue.
OK Video, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Videobrazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

2002  

‘Rendezvous in Xiamen,’ Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, China.
SMART Project Space, Threshold, Amsterdam
De Appel, A’dam & Eve, On Sex, tolerance and other dependencies. Amsterdam,NL.
Circus Maximus, Lazy Marie, Utrecht, NL.

2000

South African National Gallery, Softserve.

 

1999

Tijdskriften Presens, Glashuset, Gothenburg, Sweden, 'Breathe 1,’ with catalogue.
Old Granary, Cape Town, ZA, 'Staking Claims' ,curated by Emma Bedford, for the Cape Town
One City, Many Cultures Festival, with catalogue
The Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Johannesburg, SA, 'Unplugged'
Association of Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town, SA, 'Channel Video Art' co-organised and curated with Robert Weinek.

1998

Cape Town Castle and Sandton Civic Gallery, Cape Town, ZA, 'Cyst'

1997

District Six Sculpture Festival, with catalogue

   
   
  Performances

2007

Fear the feeling and do it anyway,’ Festival Points d’impact, Piano Nobile, Geneve.
2005 

‘It’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it,’ with Michael Sellam, Hidden Rhythms, Nijmegen, NL
‘Men and boxes’, with Michael Sellam, Jeune Creation 2005, La Bellevilloise, Paris.

2003  

‘Love, jealousy and wanting to be in two places at once,’ Cape Town, South Africa.

2003  

‘Notorious,’ International Performance Manifestation, CEIA, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

2002  

‘it never entered my mind,’ with Mathilde Rosier, Amsterdam
‘brief encounter,’ with Ana Kadoic, Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, China.
‘Notorious’ and ‘Funny, we’ve actually met before,’ SMART Project Space, Amsterdam.
‘Notorious,’ Grand Café, Amsterdam Central Station, Amsterdam, NL
‘trams taken and trams missed,’ BIG Torino Biennale, Torino, Italy.

 

2001

‘we met at the bus stop’, Rijksakademie Open Ateliers,NL, 2001
'trams taken and trams missed,' Muiderpoort, Amsterdam, NL.
'trams taken and trams missed,' Piazza del Monte, Biella, Italy.

1993- 95  

Various multimedia, classical and improvised theatre productions, including, ‘River’ dance theatre production, Jazz Art Dance Theatre, Grahamstown National Arts Festival.

   
   
  Publications
2013

Let the space wrap around you, textes et images, Gregg Smith, Edited by Delphine Bedel, Monospace Press, Amsterdam, printed at Geers Offset, Gent, Belgium.

2006

The End, avec des textes d’Emile Soulier, Maison des Arts Georges Pompidou/Analogue

2004  

The tourist, images and text, Gregg Smith, designed by Sara de Bondt, printed by de Keure, Brugge, Belgium.

 

Very Real Time, edited and designed by Sara de Bondt, printed by de Keure, Brugge, Belgium.