Approved: 09.12.2008

Megan Smith

Artist, Curator, Graphic designer, Lecturer / academic

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Approved: 09.12.2008

Dr. Megan Smith is a new media artist with a PhD in Contemporary Art and Graphic Design from Leeds Metropolitan University. Her research probes new systems for delivering syndicated data through narrative structure and she often works with geo-location, digital print, video, installation, and community projects as methods for storytelling. Her work was included in Making Spaces, The Works Art &

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  • Location: Regina
  • Activities: Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Commissioning, Project management
  • Categories: Curatorial, Publication, Installation, Intervention, Research
 
 

Biography

Dr. Megan Smith is a new media artist with a PhD in Contemporary Art and Graphic Design from Leeds Metropolitan University. Her research probes new systems for delivering syndicated data through narrative structure and she often works with geo-location, digital print, video, installation, and community projects as methods for storytelling. Her work was included in Making Spaces, The Works Art & Design Festival, Edmonton, (2015), 'Electronical Conversations', La Panacée, Montpellier, France (2013) and Electric Fields, Ottawa, Canada (2013). She is Creative Director and curator of Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau, a Contemporary Art event which annually hosts over a hundred different artists and is attended by approximately 20 000 smiling people each year. She was Critical Resident Blogger for Artengine & Apt613 in 2012, where she wrote about creative practice that exists within the hybrid space between art, technology and science. Smith is based between Regina and Ottawa, in Canada and she is Assistant Professor in Creative Technologies at the University of Regina.

CV & Education

Group exhibitions 2013 - Electronical Conversations, La Panacée - Centre for Contemporary Art & Culture, Montpellier, France 2013 - We make the city! We are the city! - Electric Fields 2013, Artengine, Ottawa, Canada 2012 - ArtWiki member, 7th Berlin Biennale, , Berlin 2010 - Twitter/Art+Social Media, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada 2010 - Unleashed Devices, Watermans, London 2009 - Amsterdam Biennale - Leeds Pavillion, Mediamatic, Amsterdam 2008 - Departure Lounge, East Street Arts, Leeds 2008 - New Life Berlin - The Sandwich Box, Berlin 2008 - Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, Parsons The New School for Design, New York 2008 - REBRANDING ACTS TINA B. - The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague 2008 - The Mirror Stage - NeMe International Video Art Exhibition, Lanitis Foundation, Cyprus 2008 - The Sandwich Box, Institute of Contemporary Art Overgaden, Copenhagen Curated projects 2012 - Nuit Blanche Ottawa, ByWard Market, Hintonburg and Outer Place Zones, Ottawa