Sam Smith is an artist and filmmaker from Sydney, Australia, currently living and working in the UK. His film, video installation and performance practice has been shown worldwide at International Film Festival Rotterdam; Gotland Konstmuseet, Sweden; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Moscow International Experimental Film Festival; Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; The Telfer Gallery for Glasgow International 2016; Centro de Artes Visuais, Portugal; Australian Centre for Moving Image, Melbourne; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney; and Institute of Contemporary Arts, London among others.

Sam Smith is the Co-Director of Obsidian Coast with Nella Aarne, a project space hosting exhibitions, residencies and events in Bradford on Avon, UK.