Sarah Smizz

Here For A Good Time, Not A Long Time

Artist / Live-Drawer / [PHD] Researcher / Radiation-Oncology Grad / Collaborator / works in Public Health / Adventurer / Optimist / Creative-methods-campaigner / Photographer / Occasional Designer / Excessive Tweeter / An All Hoper / Practicing Kindness / Re-evaluating Life / Trying to make the world a better, more equal & fun place / Ramen Lover / Trying to remind people that there’s a huge difference between being alive and FEELIN’ alive / Northern Lights Chaser / NYC + Tokyo lover / Loves a colour gradient / Yorkshire Kid / wanna be surfer  / rides fixie / Local Cllr.

I LOVE meeting new people
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Greatest Hits

  1. Live Drawing

  2. Writings on Creativity & Adult Social Care

Chapter 1
/// 2024-2021

  1. Don’t Panic! Viva la Viva!

  2. Skate Park Murals
  3. Makers Space
  4. New Leaf & Gatherings!
  5. Camp Get Together!

  6. Arty Party in the Park!

  7. Surf dreams

  8. A Local Councillor

  9. Supporting Our Communities


  1. Care & Exhaustion (Donx Creates)


  3. Active Withernsea

  4. Giving Voice

  5. Double Agency

  6. Hospital Adventures

  7. Critical Arts in Health


  9. Camp Do It Together

  10. Get Doncaster Moving

  11. *Live Drawing Gigs*

  12. Creative Radiotherapy Communication

  13. Positive Deviance

  14. Other cool healthcare projects I’ve worked on

  15. Drawings On The Go

Chapter 2018-2010 

(A Chosen Selection of older works/projects, no date order)

  1. F/O/R/C/E

  2. ReAdvertise

    (Site Gallery Emerging Artist Residency)
  3. POWERnoid

  4. #Class

    (Winkleman Gallery, NYC)

    (Previously CAKE Artspace, Sheffield)
  6. CAaD

    (contemporary art as dialogue collective)
  7. Art School inside the Art School

  8. AREA Chicago
  9. Project Biennale

Chapter 2010 & before

  1. Utopian Protagonists
  2. Shadow Cities

Fun Stuff!

  1. I love making Spotify Playlists
  2. I love making Travel Videos
  3. I like to Blog from time to time

Coming soon
Old websites


4. Double Agency 

double agent n. A spy who works on behalf of mutually hostile countries, usually with actual allegiance only to one. — Oxford English Dictionary

Double Agency was an event of many forms.
One part was the Double Agency Publication. Where we invited friends/peers who are what I call “Double Agents” --- people qualified/practicing as healthcare professionals but who are also Artist/designers/curators. I argue that having these skills are at tension within institutions of health and of education, when they should be used together - which would enhance the care/work systems. The publication is a series of creative and critical essays/images/acts crappling critically with these tensions. You can download it here.

We then invited delegates at the Design4Health conference to experience Double Agency, an encounter with four double agent practitioners,  who waited to meet with people and enter into critical and material dialogue with them personally, for 10 minutes.

You could book a slot using the interactive booking system, which is in itself, along with the accompanying waiting room, an opportunity to consider the experience of receiving health care. The whole experience takes 40 minutes and is for a maximum of two delegates at a time. There is a limited number of places on the Double Agency experience and they are scheduled during networking and refreshment breaks throughout the conference.

Debbie, Smizz, Lacin and Julie