John Roxburgh Smith is a Hamilton-based musician
, director, and visual artist working in the fields of digital video, interactive installation, and mixed-media 2D work.
Young Rival's "Two Reasons", directed by Smith as a collaboration with Michigan-based face painting artist, James Kuhn, achieved notable viral success and was shortlisted for the inaugural 2012 Prism Prize Awards
. As well, the video landed coverage in the likes of Huffington Post
, Laughing Squid
, and was the top news story of CBC Hamilton 2012