S*an D. Henry-Smith

Photo: Danny S. Peña
Photo: Prins de Vos
Photo: Yohannes Henriksson
Photo: Danny S. Peña

S*an D. Henry-Smith is a collaborative practitioner working primarily in poetry and photography, and by extension, sound, performance and publishing.They have received awards and fellowships from Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Fulbright Program, The Poetry Project, and Poets House. Recent solo exhibitions include "tremor low" at ROZENSTRAAT in Amsterdam (2023) and “in awe of geometry & mornings” at White Columns in New York (2021). Henry-Smith has read and performed previously at The Poetry Project, Basilica Soundscape, 47 Canal, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Stedelijk Museum, Metro54, and elsewhere. Their book Wild Peach (2020), was published by Futurepoem, and shortlisted for the PEN Open Book Award, and they are the author of two chapbooks: Body Text (2016) and Flotsam Suite: A Strange & Precarious Life, or How We Chronicled the Little Disasters & I Won’t Leave the Dance Floor Til It’s Out of My System (2019), the co-author (alongside Imani Elizabeth Jackson) of Consider the Tongue (2019), and the director of Lunar New Year (2021). Henry-Smith regularly collaborates in sound, poetry, performance, and education with Dweller Electronics, Imani Elizabeth Jackson as mouthfeel, Ryan C. Clarke, Danny Sadiel Peña, Gabrielle Octavia Rucker, and Derica Shields, among others.

Coalition: Publishing/ Performance (Werkplaats Typografie (ArtEz) / If I Can’t Dance / Sandberg Instituut – Critical Studies)