Sam Smith is an artist and filmmaker from Sydney, Australia, living and working in the UK. His film, video installation and performance work has been shown worldwide including at International Film Festival Rotterdam; Kasseler Dokfest; Kai Art Center, Tallinn; Gotland Konstmuseet, Sweden; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Moscow International Experimental Film Festival; Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, Hong Kong; Les Rencontres Internationales; 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.

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.