Paul Antick

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Paul Antick is a multidisciplinary artist, writer and educator. Since 2012, episodes from his Smith and Willing project - a collection of pseudo-autoethnographic history stories - have appeared in numerous academic journals and edited volumes, including The February Journal, Allegra Lab, Journal of Extreme Anthropology, Journal of Visual Culture, Photographies, Transcultural Montage (2013), and Memory and Securitization in Contemporary Europe (2018). His exhibition and performance work has been supported by outlets in Europe, North America and Asia, including Walter Philips Gallery, John Hansard Gallery, Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery, and the Jerk Shack fried chicken joint in London. His recent work includes the short films ‘Smith on Heroin’ (2021) and ‘Smith Commits a Crime' (2022), and the radio programme 'Smith in Belfast’ (2018), co-produced with Jo Langton, for Resonance FM. He is an Honorary Fellow at University of Roehampton, London, and a member of the advisory board for The Garage Journal: Studies in Art, Museums & Culture. For more information about Smith & Willing, see