Dominic Smith is a UK based artist and curator whose practice explores open source methods of project development through a hands-on, open approach to working with art & technology.
He has a doctorate with CRUMB at Sunderland University that examines the relationship between open source production methods and methods employed by artists and curators. His current research focuses on the connective nature of digital platforms and materialisation of transient media.
Up until April 2014 he was in post at the Tyneside Cinema as Curator of Digital Media Art, curating the Pixel Palace digital arts programme. As part of this programme he developed Basic.fm a highly regarded sound art web radio station that embraces collaboration and experimentation. He is now freelance developing a number art and technology based projects including working as Curator of Digital Memorials for the Society of Chief Librarians and works as consultant curator with Queens Hall Hexham building a creative digital media programme.