Talia Smith is an artist and curator based in Sydney but originally from New Zealand. She has curated shows in both Australia and New Zealand, has participated in the 4A Curatorial intensive in 2016 and is part of the 2017 emerging curators program at Firstdraft. She is also one of the founding members of the ARI Cold Cuts. Her photography and video practice has been shown in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and New York and she will be completing a residency at Bundanon Trust in August, 2017. Smith's practices examines ruin, memory and time with a focus on landscape and the photographic medium. In 2018, she will undertake her MFA at UNSW, Sydney.