John Smith lives and works in London. He teaches part-time at the University of East London where he is Professor of Fine Art. His work is held in numerous collections including Arts Council England, Tate Gallery, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. His films are distributed by LUX, London, Video Data Bank, Chicago and Light Cone, Paris. He is represented by Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin.