Tiffany Smith is an interdisciplinary artist from the Caribbean diaspora working in photography, video, installation, and design. Using plant matter, design elements, patterning, and costuming as cultural signifiers, Smith creates photographic portraits, site-responsive installations, user-engaged experiences, and assemblages focused on identity, representation, cultural ambiguity, and displacement. Smith’s practice centers on what forms and defines communities of color — and in particular — how they are identified, represented, and how they persist. Smith is based in Brooklyn, New York, and is currently a co-director of Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Presented by The Division of Continuing Education at the School of Visual Arts
SVACE is pleased to present Throned, a solo exhibition by SVACE and SVA MFA Photography and Related Media alumna Tiffany Smith, featuring a selection of photographs taken from the artist’s ongoing series which showcases a variety of portraits portraying community members.Learn More
Using 19th century ethnographic photographs as a point of departure, “For Tropical Girls Who Have Considered Ethnogenesis When the Native Sun is Remote” presents fantastical self portraits that question identity constructs and the psychological implications of iconography.Learn More
Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!Learn More
Featuring photographer Tiffany Smith discussing his exhibition ThronedLearn More
Visit SVACE and Tiffany Smith Studio at the Throned interactive photo booth. Featuring a wicker throne chair, custom backdrop, plants and props highlighting plant life from the Caribbean. The public will have the opportunity to have a free portrait taken by Tiffany Smith!Learn More