Rob Smith is a visual artist and researcher based at The Northern Charter, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
His practice applies digital tools and processes to explore new approaches to sited and situated art practices, creating new understandings of human interactions with their environment.
Rob has been working as a professional artist since 2002, when he was awarded a postgraduate diploma from The Royal Academy Schools, London. He has exhibited works, undertaken residencies and commissions nationally and internationally, showing work at Wysing Arts Centre,Cambridge, Siobhan Davies Studios, London, Den Frie Copenhagen & IMT Gallery, London.
He also actively explores the possiblities of collaborative and shared practices, and has developed projects with Frank Abbott, Fritha Jenkins and The Office of Experiments. Rob is a co-director of Field Broadcast with artist Rebecca Birch and has an ongoing collaborative practice with Charles Danby.