Fifi Smith,contemporary Irish visual artist >

Current work

I missed the kiss

'I Missed the Kiss'                

Compiled and filmed in 2016, this is a largely symbolic exploration of a very delayed discovery of lesbian identity.     Duration 00.04.35

Recent work

The Drips of Aherlow

The drips-still 1

 A short experimental film in which the interaction of the individual with groups is explored through observation of drops of water. It was filmed while I was camping in of Aherlow in the Galltee Mountains, Tipperary, Ireland in the very very wet ‘Summer’ of 2012. 

 Short-listed for Aesthetica Film Festival, York

The artist:    

Developing her art practice since 1995, Fifi Smiths exhibits nationally and internationally.  Her current work is in the form of kinetic projection installations, experimental movies, and light boxes.


She addresss the blurred and uncertain overlap between between thinking and feeling, and between individuality and conformity.  In these tiny transitional  of the human brain, there are no certainties and, therefore, no absolutes. This is the springboard for her work.   


Although the investigation of concepts is key to her work, the materials used remain fundamental to her drive to communicate, and materiality remains intregal to her practice. More recently she works in experimental film, kenitic light works and expanded cinema.