Artist CV

Exhibitions & Live Performances

2022 | proclivity, SPAZIO GRIOT @ Mattatoio
SEDIMENTS. After Memory, Mattatoio Museum, Rome, Italy
Curator: Johanne Affricot

2022 | ALTRIMENTI – ALTRE / MENTI, PIA | Palazzina Indiano Arte
Live collaborative performance with Autumn Knight, Florence, Italy
Curator: Serena Trinchero

2022 | Group Open Studio Exhibition, American Academy in Rome

2021 | Hope for All Who Enter, Suderie del Quirinale, INFERNO Exhibition, Rome, Italy

2020 | Dark Matter Cypher, Ni’Ja Whitson (director/choreographer) / Fathomers (producer)

2019 | JELLY, GirlSchool and The Dept. of Cultural Affairs for ComposeLA

Selected Poetry Readings

2021  | Keynote, “Black Possibility across the Mediterranean,” Kampnagel, Hamburg

2016  | Sex, Love & Poetry, headline event for Africa Writes Literary Festival, London


“Al Mattatoio di Roma, lo Spazio Griot è il luogo dove le culture si mescolano,” VOGUE Italia

10 Poets and Artists Share Their Visions for Trans Liberation,”

“Ep. 57: Black QTPOC (with Travis Alabanza),” Lunar Poetry Podcast

Review of Travis Alabanza with SA Smythe at HousmansHYSTERIA

“Lunar Poetry Short: SA Smythe,” Lunar Poetry Podcast