Brenton Alexander Smith Artist CV

2020 Masters of Fine Art (research). UNSW Art and Design, Australia.

2014 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours Class 1). Sydney College of the Arts, Australia.

2009 Diploma of Photo-imaging Certificate IV. International Design School, Sydney, Australia.

Solo Exhibitions
Always Almost but Not Quite: Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Inverted Black Box: Black Box, Sydney, Australia.

Stop for a moment: Scratch Artspace, Sydney, Australia.

I feel like a nervous wreck: Closed on Monday Gallery,

Rev: Interlude Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Technological Disasters Now Outweigh Natural Disasters : Firstdraft, Sydney, Australia.

Together With Machines: Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland.

Selected Group Exhibitions/Festivals/Screenings
MILAN MACHINIMA FESTIVAL 2023: Museum of Interactive Cinema, Milan, Italy.

Digital Art Prize (finalist): Gooloogatup Heathcote, Perth, Australia.

Mixed Business 3: Pari, Parramatta, Australia.

Mixed Business 2: Pari, Parramatta, Australia.

VRAL 2020 (online)

the wrong tv (online)

MILAN MACHINIMA FESTIVAL 2019: IULM Open Space, Milan, Italy.

Kudos Emerging Artist + Designer Award Exhibition: Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

The Wrong Biennale: Centre Del Carme, Valencia, Spain.

Human Jerky: meatbags through the eyes of technology: Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Kudos Emerging Artist + Designer Award Exhibition: Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

House Show: Constance ARI, Hobart, Australia.

Oh, its a horror show: Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

FIZZ: 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia.

Freedman Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists Exhibition: UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Australia

Makers Matter: Gaffa, Sydney, Australia.

Be/Longing: Gaffa, Sydney, Australia.

Bespoke City: a Bike Festival: UNSW Art and Design, Sydney, Australia.

Language Disorder: Interlude Gallery. Sydney, Australia.

MCA ARTBAR: Museum of Contemporary Art. Sydney, Australia.

The Motor Show: Articulate Project Space, Sydney, Australia.

Skammdegishátíð: Listhús í Fjallabyggð, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland

The Breakup: 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia.

Awards and Residencies
Selected Finalist, Digital Art Prize, Goolugatup Heathcote, Perth

Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists

Skammdagi Artist in Residence award. Listhús í Fjallabyggð, Iceland.

Shortlisted, John Fries Award.

Selected Publications
“Stop for a Moment/Crashform Studies,” Learning to Live Together: Humans, Cars and Kerbs in Solidarity, Guillermo Fernández-Abascal and Urtzi Grau. eds (Bartlebooth, Lugo / Madrid, 2021): 51-55.

Matteo Bittanti, Event: VRAL #6_Brenton Alexander Smith, 07/16/2020.

Paze, Beatriz. "Instagram más allá de los ‘influencers’: 10 artistas digitales a los que seguir." La Vanguardia, April 07, 2019. 

Matteo Bittanti, Game Art: Brenton Smith's Stop for Moment, 22/03/2019.

Josh Harle, Human Jerky: meatbags through the eyes of technology, 2018. 'Exhibition Catalogue'.

crush+/-crash,” Interlude Galley Almanac, Jenny Alaca, 2018.

Zoë Robert, Waiting for the Sun, Iceland Review, volume 53, April-May 2015

Virginia Baxter, Considered Movement, Real Time, August/September 2014

Related Professional Experience
19th Biennale of Sydney.
Assistant for Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger
Assistant for Hadley and Maxwell

DESIRE, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Assistant for David Haines and Joyce Hinterding

18th Biennale of Sydney.
Assistant for Iris Häussler