exhibitions / screenings

‘John Smith’
Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany
(selected works, dates TBC, 2022)

‘S.O.S. – Recent Films by John Smith’
Kate MacGarry, London, England
(‘Citadel’, ‘Who Are We?’ 21-31/10/20)

‘John Smith – Programme of Short Films’
CAST, Helston, Cornwall, England
(‘Twice’, ‘Steve Hates Fish’, ‘Dad’s Stick’, The Waste Land’, ‘Gargantuan’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Om’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 4/8-3/10/20.
John Smith in conversation with Teresa Gleadowe 2/10/20)

‘John Smith: The Girl Chewing Gum’
Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, 15/10-9/11/19)

‘John Smith: Films in Sheep’s Clothing’
Alma Zevi Gallery, Venice, Italy
(‘Steve Hates Fish’, ‘Dad’s Stick’, ‘Om’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 8/5-22/7/17)

‘John Smith: Dad’s Stick’
Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany
(‘Dad’s Stick’ 8/2-26/3/17)

‘The Man Girl Phoning Chewing Mum Gum’
Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
(‘The Man Phoning Mum’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 25/1-22/2/17)

‘John Smith: The Girl Chewing Gum’
LOOK Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 8/6-20/7/16)

‘John Smith’
Kate MacGarry, London, England
(‘Steve Hates Fish’, ‘White Hole’, ‘Dad’s Stick’, ‘Associations’, 29/4-28/5/16. John Smith in conversation with Erika Balsom 21/5/16)

‘John Smith: Hotel Diaries’
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, England
(‘Hotel Diaries’ seven monitor installation 27/2-7/5/16, with artist’s talk and screening of ‘Flag Mountain’ and ‘Blight’ 10/3/16)

‘Sign Language’
Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
(‘White Hole’, ‘Steve Hates Fish’ 25/11/15-27/2/16)

‘John Smith: Is it True’
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
(‘Dad’s Stick’, ‘Lost Sound’, ‘The Kiss’, ‘Fan’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, ‘Associations’ 5/9-1/11/15)

‘Synchronicity: John Smith’
Vita Kuben, Umea, Sweden
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 21/8-26/9/15. Part 1 of a 3 part exhibition featuring works by John Smith, Josef Rabakowski and Junebum Park)

‘Frames: John Smith’
Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
(‘Gargantuan’ 1-19/7/15. Part 1 of a 3 part exhibition featuring works by John Smith, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook and Mark Wallinger)

‘Unlimited: John Smith – The Girl Chewing Gum’
Haubrok Foundation, Berlin, Germany
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 1-3/5/15)

‘Dad’s Stick’
Suburban PS, Rotterdam, Netherlands
(‘Dad’s Stick’ 5-19/1/15)

‘White Hole’
The Gallery, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
(‘White Hole’ 28/11/14-11/1/15)

‘Le Baiser’ / ‘The Kiss’
‘La Galerie, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Noisy-le-Sec, Paris, France
(‘White Hole’, ‘Dad’s Stick’, ‘unusual Red cardigan’, ‘Worst Case Scenario’, ‘Lost Sound’, ‘The Kiss’, ‘Gargantuan’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Om’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 27/9-13/12/14.  John Smith in conversation with Emilie Bujès and Lili Reynaud-Dewar 29/11/14)

‘The Black Tower’
LULU, Mexico City, Mexico
(‘The Black Tower’ 12/4-18/5/14)

‘The Girl Chewing Gum’
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 28/2-19/4/14)

‘John Smith: A Survey of Works, 1975-2012’
Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury Christ Church University, England
(rotating programme of selected works 16/1-13/2/14)

‘Associations’
Figge von Rosen Gallery, Cologne, Germany
(‘Associations’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Lost Sound’ 21/6-10/8/13)

‘The Girl Chewing Gum’
Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon, Portugal
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 7-10/3/13)

‘Object Lessons’
Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
(‘Dad’s Stick’, ‘unusual Red cardigan’, ‘Home Suite’ 1/2-9/3/13)

‘The Black Tower’
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England
(‘The Black Tower’ 29/9-4/11/12)

‘Horizon: Five Pounds a Belgian’
Turner Contemporary, Margate, England
(‘Horizon’ 1-17/6/12)

‘The Girl Chewing Gum’
Le Bal, Paris, France
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 12/5-19/8/12)

‘Bildstörung’
Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
(‘Hotel Diaries’ 7 monitor installation, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Gargantuan’, ‘Om’, ‘The Kiss’ 22/2-29/4/12)

‘Slow Glass’
Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
(‘Slow Glass’, ‘The Kiss’ 10/2-3/3/12)

‘Hotel Diaries’
Grand Hotel Atlantic, Bremen, Germany
(‘Hotel Diaries’ room installation, 4 and 18/2/12)

‘Worst Case Scenario’
Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany
(‘Worst Case Scenario’, ‘Lost Sound’, ‘Blight’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, ‘Associations’ 21/1-25/3/12)

‘John Smith: Short Films’
Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden
(‘Blight’, ‘Om’, ‘The Kiss’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 25/10-27/11/11)

‘unusual Red cardigan’
PEER Gallery, London, England
(mixed media installation 5/10-10/12/11)

‘Art Feature: John Smith’
Art | 42 | Basel, Switzerland
(‘Associations’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, ‘Om’ 15-19/6/11)

‘The Girl Chewing Gum’
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 3/3-1/5/11)

‘The World Seems A Long Way Away’
Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland
(‘Hotel Diaries’ series, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Slow Glass’, ‘Blight’ 2/3-3/4/11)

‘Lost Sound’
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri, USA
(‘Lost Sound’ 23/11-5/12/10)

‘Accident’
Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Germany
(‘Hotel Diaries’ series, ‘Lost Sound’, ‘Slow Glass’, ‘The Kiss’, ‘Double Shutter’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 30/9-7/11/10)

‘The Offset, Aside, But’ (Part 4)
Kunstsaele Berlin, Germany
(‘Shepherd’s Delight – an ananalysis of humour’ 26/6-10/7/10)

‘Flag Mountain / Black Tower’
Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
(‘Flag Mountain’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Dirty Pictures (Hotel Diaries #7)‘ 12/6-24/7/10)

‘Worst Case Scenario’
Gallery 210, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
(‘Worst Case Scenario’ 1/4-29/5/10)

‘John Smith: Solo Show’
Royal College of Art Galleries, London, England
(retrospective exhibition of 22 installed works 19/3-13/4/10)

‘I’m Lying, I Promise’
Sala Diaz Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA
(rotating screening of 19 works 26/2-28/3/10)

‘John Smith: Selected Films and Videos’
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England
(‘Associations’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, ‘Om’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Gargantuan’, ‘Regression’, ‘Lost Sound’, ‘Frozen War’, ‘Museum Piece’, ‘Throwing Stones’ 13/7-20/8/06)

‘Hotel Diaries’
South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel, Ireland
(‘Hotel Diaries’ 2004)

‘John Smith – London and Other Worlds’
Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany
(‘Associations’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, ‘Shepherd’s Delight’, ‘Om’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘Slow Glass’, ‘Gargantuan’, ‘Blight’, ‘The Kiss’, ‘Regression’, ‘Lost Sound’, ‘Worst Case Scenario’, ‘Frozen War’, ‘Museum Piece’, ‘Throwing Stones’ 23/1-13/3/05)

‘The Black Tower’
Milton Keynes Gallery, England
(‘The Black Tower’ 2004)

‘Black and White Lies’
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, England
‘Worst Case Scenario’, ‘The Black Tower’, ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 11/10-22/11/03)

‘The Girl Chewing Gum’
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England
(‘The Girl Chewing Gum’ 2003)

‘John Smith’
Pearl Gallery, London, England
(installed works and weekly film programme 17/5-9/6/02)