Photography, video, installation
Tiffany Smith is an Interdisciplinary Artist from the Caribbean diaspora working between photography, video, installation, and design to define spaces and experiences that oscillate between the roles of visitor and native and parse the definition of home. Using plant matter, design elements, patterning and costuming as cultural signifiers, Smith creates photographic portraits, site responsive installations, user engaged experiences, and assemblages informed by researching histories of representation, experiences of cultural ambiguity, and themes of displacement. Smith’s practice centers on what forms and defines communities of people of color, in particular; how they are identified and represented, and how they persist.
Tiffany Smith is an Interdisciplinary Artist born in Miami, FL and currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Smith received her BFA from S.C.A.D., Savannah, GA and her MFA from SVA, NY. Her work has been exhibited internationally including recent exhibitions at The Bronx Museum of Arts and New Orleans Museum of Art, and shows at National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, MassArt, The National Gallery of Jamaica; during Photoville, Photo NOLA, and Spring Break Art Show; and in solo exhibitions at The Wassaic Project, Recess Assembly, Brooklyn, NY, and Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA. Tiffany Smith is a 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work from The New York Foundation for the Arts, an EnFoco Photography Fellowship Awardee, a Cameron Visiting Artist at Middlebury College, VT, and recent resident artist at TILT Institute for the Contemporary Image in Philadelphia, PA. Smith is a former Co-Director of Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus, Brooklyn, and a currently teaches at Pratt Institute, FIT, and International Center of Photography.
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