Artist Fashion: Tania Smith


Tania Smith

How long have you been making art?

Since I was 18, so 13 years.

Occupation and Jobs?

I work in Adult Education when I’m not studying my masters and producing Artwork.

What kind of art do you make?

Performance and performance based video

What are you wearing?

A cotton shift from Toolz, Kinki Gerlinki leggings and nz children’s school shoes! Necklace and ring by Kirsten Perry, plain ring from Ditto Day and bag by Esther Perbandt

How would you describe your style?

Fun and messy, and colourful!

Do you think your style reflex your artwork?

Unfortunately yes!

What would you never wear?

The usual response- leggings as pants! (forget the fact I am wearing leggings here!)

What was the last thing you bought?

The Kirsten Perry “hairy face” ring I am wearing from craft vic.

Where do you seek most of your visual inspiration?

A mixture of galleries, films and the internetz

Where did you grow up?

Melbourne born and bred

What is the best advice you’ve ever gotten?

Everything in moderation- including moderation!

Where can I find more information about your art?


Last photo of Tania is while she was creating one of her performces. Photo taken Linda Wachtel.
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