Martin Smith

Martin Smith

Artist, Maker, Curator, Event organiser, Lecturer / academic

Martin's research and work are concerned with people's perception and interpretation of space. He undertakes quite large architectural commissions that interact with their given space and the viewer through movement.  Alongside this work his practice is also concerned with making kinetic architectural maquettes that slowly investigate themes of repetition, precision and rules. These utopian objects and spaces that are seemingly impossible to implement are what currently drive his work forward.

Martin is also the Co-Founder and Art Director of the design label, Laikingland. The work he creates through this company plays with the themes of humour, nonsense and futility.

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Location Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Activities Lecturing, Built environment, Participatory projects, Public art, Private commissions
Artforms / type of project Installation, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Public Art, Sculpture
Tags Kinetic, mechanical, interactive, movement, colour, illusion, devices

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