The Horizontal Window

Date: 08 Apr 2016 – 25 Apr 2016
Type: Exhibition

Working across video, sculpture, performance and installation, Smith’s work draws heavily upon the language of cinema. He uses techniques such as framing, montage and composition to explore the mediation of form through the camera lens.

In both his videos and performances he makes subtle software interventions drawing the viewer’s attention to a shift in cinematic vocabulary, adapting historic modes of moving image to incorporate a move away from an anthropocentric vision.

For Glasgow International, he is presenting a large-scale architectural installation that will act as a site for a new video work and performance. The Horizontal Window is a multi-faceted project that explores the window as a framing device in Modernist architecture and how it can be related to the language of the cinematic frame.

Supported by Glasgow International.


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opening times

Fri 8 April – Sun 8 May
Mon – Wed & Fri, 12pm – 5pm
Thurs, 12pm – 7pm
Sat & Sun, 11am – 5pm


The Telfer Gallery
13 Ross Street,
Glasgow, G40 2SX


getting here

Rail: Argyle Street or High Street (15 minute walk from each)


Wheelchair accessible, ground floor access.