Nathan David Smith • Artist, musician, director • Glasgow, Scotland
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Showreel • 2018
Sapling "Feel For You" • 2018 • music video
Preoccupations "Espionage" • 2018 • music video
Slowdive "Star Roving" 2017 • music video
Kevin Morby "Come To Me Now" • 2017 • lyric video
Palm Honey "Stick the Knife In" • 2017 • music video
Eugene McGuinness "The Crueler Kind" • 2014 • music video
Directed by Nathan David Smith • Producer: Tom Coley • DP: Marcus Autelli • Production Company: Colonel Blimp • 1st AD: Grant Sandy Philips • Steadicam: Doug Walsh • Focus Puller: Mike Linforth • 2nd AC: Roisin Colleran • Art Director: Joseph Icaro • Stylist: Chloe Howell-Jackson • Makeup: Andrea Gomez Anzola • Editor: Nathan David Smith • Additional post-production: Maria Peralta Ramos • Grade: Holly Greig @ Finish • Dancers: Harriet Dakin, Lauren Fitzpatrick, Alexandra Davenport
Clocks for Seeing (pt. 1) 2012 • digital images

Barthes: The photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially. • The camera is dedicated to the relief of a frustration; an attempt to perform the impossible: the cessation of time’s progression and the caption of a moment. The camera is a remarkably precise and fundamentally inaccurate instrument. • Walter Benjamin: Even if one has a general knowledge of the way people walk, one knows nothing of a person’s posture during the fractional second of a stride.
Reimagination (pt. 1 & 2) part 1 • 2012 • installation • variable dimensions
part 2 • 2012 • installed video projection • 300x180x90cm
The process of reproduction begins with an original object or concept • An image is made of this subject, based on the image creator’s view • This reproduction is viewed by others who advertently or inadvertently re-create ad infinatum from their particular, subjective perspective.
Sid Batham "Called For" • 2017 • music video
The Bohicas "To Die For" • 2014 • music video
Directed by Nathan David Smith • Production Company: Colonel Blimp • Producer: Corin Taylor • Production Manager: Tom Coley • Director of Photography: Marcus Autelli • 1st Assistant Director: Tom Allen • Production Designer: Tereza Bila • Makeup: Lizzie Sitford • Illustration: Ewen Farr • Surgeon: Ali Nakeeb • Nurse: Maurisa Coleman • Patient: Callum Copley • Editor: Nathan David Smith • Grade: Holly Greig @ Finish
Study in Motion 2011 & 2015 • moving image
drifting • falling • floating • flying
Preoccupations "Memory" • 2017 • moving image
Designing Culture • 2012 • moving image
part 1part 2part 3 • Designing Culture is a reiteration of the key concepts covered in my BA dissertation. Whilst studying design I felt a need to contextualise; to understand the real and potential cultural results of the subject and my own involvement in it.
Visions Festival 2016 • graphic design • moving image
Directed by Nathan David Smith • Assistance from Emile Freeman & Alexandra Davenport • Music: Young Fathers – Rain or Shine
Bird on the Wire 2017 & 2018 • graphic design
2k-OK 2017 & 2018 • graphic design
Rigid Disco 2016 & 2017 • graphic design