Sebastian Kite (b.1986, British-German) is an installation artist based in London. Exploring the intersection of art, architecture and music, his site-specific installations employ light, sound, structure, moving-image, technology and performance to illustrate new readings of spaces.

Kite’s immersive environments are created on an architectural scale, rooted in the embodied experience and the immaterial. Placing the audience at the centre of the experience, Kite seeks to disrupt our relationship with the space we live in, demanding a conscious engagement by questioning our perceptions of time. 

Often performative, Kite works with choreographers, composers and filmmakers to create a collaborative practice. He has exhibited internationally at Import Projects (Berlin), Saatchi Gallery (London), South Kiosk (London), Wanås Konst (Sweden), Arsenale (Venice), Phoenix (Arizona, US), as well as a diverse range of off-sites such as prisons, bunkers, railway stations and industrial sites.

Trained as an architect at The Glasgow School of Art and Westminster School of Architecture, Kite graduated in 2010. Since then he co-founded his own installation agency, Kite & Laslett (2010-13), and has worked as Head of Design at design agency Jotta Studio (2014-17). Kite has taught at institutions such as The Bartlett UCL and Westminster School of Architecture and in 2015 received the Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Award.

In 2019 Kite founded Studio SK, a creative platform to translate his creative output into the commercial realm. 







Team 




Artist                           Sebastian Kite    
                                 
Managing Director         Phoebe Smith 
Production Assistant        Hana Omori












Selected exhibitions




Horizons
Finalist, Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery, UK, 2019


Horizons 
.OBJ, National Design & Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2018

We will meet in the place where there is no darkness (PART II)
Art Night, London, UK, 2018


The Green Ray
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, 2018

Continuum II
Arte Laguna, Arsenale, Venice, Italy, 2018


Continuum 
Saatchi Gallery, London, 2017

We will meet in the place where there is no darkness
South Kiosk, London, UK 2017

Hue
Wanås Konst, Sweden, touring Berlin, London UK, 2015-16

Echelon
AC Institute, New York, USA, 2014

Orbit
Sonica Festival, Glasgow, UK, 2013

Vestige
The Design Museum, London, UK, 2013

Curious
Helmkehof, Hannover, Germany, 2013

Lichtspiel
Import Projects, Berlin, Germany, 2013

+-0
Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany, 2012


Confined
NEST, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2012

Restructured
St.George's Church, London, UK, 2012

Panoptic, Platform79 - the berlin project
Gerichtsgefängnis, Berlin, Germany, 2012

In Situ
The Belfry, St. John on Bethnal Green, London, UK, 2012

Enclosure
Hoxton Gallery, London, UK, 2011

Relay ‘A Leap In The Dark’
Testbed1, London, UK, 2011

Musarc
St. Bartholomew the Great, London, UK, 2010

Contact
Kite & Laslett Studio, London, UK, 2010

Candescence
Kite & Laslett Studio, London, UK, 2010











Forthcoming projects




Beacon
Public art commission for Unit.City, Kiev, Ukraine, Oct 2019


Inner Outer Other 
Immersive installation, EVI Lichtungen, Hildesheim, Germany, Jan 2020


When Objects Dream
16mm film, Astana, Kazakhstan, release 2020