Isobel Smith lives and works in East Sussex, UK. She completed her MA in Sculpture/Performance at the Royal College of Art in 2017.
Isobel’s bronze sculpture: ‘Crying the Neck (Bunny)’ was purchased by Charles Saatchi and exhibited in the Known Unknowns exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery throughout 2018. She has performed at the Tate Modern in response to the Joan Jonas exhibition and at Performance Festivals in the UK and abroad. Her practice crosses sculpture, performance and moving image. Colliding materials and ideas she makes powerful mash-ups of the familiar and strange. Live work is the ignition spark for her sculptures, which attempt to capture the ephemeral essence of a performance.
Isobel set up The Flying Club Coaching in 2007 to share her creative survival techniques. In 2017 The Flying Club Coaching was shortlisted for a Royal College of Art Innovation RCA award and she received world-class mentoring to develop its new-paradigm-thinking for their ‘The Future of Work: Our Place in the World’ project.
Isobel is an experienced and inspirational course leader, tutor and mentor.