selected writing

Pia Bolognesi, The Man Girl Phoning Chewing Mum Gum, Mousse magazine, February/March 2017
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Federico Rossin, John Smith: Fragment d’une Oeuvre, Etats Généraux du Film Documentaire festival catalogue, France, August 2016
read interview (French), read interview (English)

Patrick Wright, Dalston, Then and Now: An Interview with John Smith in In Focus: The Girl Chewing Gum by Erika Balsom, Tate website, posted September 2015
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Emilie Bujès, Genre Bending and Experimental Comedy: the work of John Smith, La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec, Le Baiser exhibition catalogue, France, September 2014
read interview (French), read interview (English)

Ben Rowley, In Conversation with John Smith, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, exhibition catalogue, UK, January 2014
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Tom Harrad, Interview with John Smith, The White Review, UK, January 2014
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Mark Prince, Waiting Game, Art Monthly magazine, UK, April 2012
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Gilad Melzer, The Foreign Observer: Gilad Melzer Talks to John Smith, Ma’arav, Israel, November 2011
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Stuart Comer, Funny Games, Artforum magazine, USA, May 2011
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Nick Bradshaw, John Smith: Of Process and Puns, Sight & Sound magazine, UK, May 2010
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Louise Brealey, Citizen Smith, Wonderland magazine, UK, August / September 2008
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Brian Frye, Interview with John Smith, Millennium Film Journal, USA, Winter 2003
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Cate Elwes, Trespassing Beyond the Frame, Filmwaves magazine, UK, Autumn 2001
read interview

 

Video interviews and talks

Friday Event, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, 2008
Lecture and screening. Programme included Om, Gargantuan, The Girl Chewing Gum, Blight, Worst Case Scenario, Pyramids / Skunk.
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Architecture on Film: John Smith’s London, Barbican Cinema, London, England, 2013
Post screening discussion with Ian Christie and Q & A with audience. Programme included The Girl Chewing Gum, Hackney Marshes – November 4th 1977, The Black Tower, Blight, Lost Sound.
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Art Party ConferenceScarborough, England, 2013
Interview with Gilane Tawadros.
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