Brook Andrew

 

Brook Andrew is a Melbourne based artist who works with neon, installation, photomedia, mixed-media, performance and video. Andrew challenges cultural and historical perception, using text and image to comment on local and global issues regarding race, consumerism and history.

His work with archival material has created debate and new thought surrounding contemporary philosophies regarding memory, its conceptual and visual potency linking local with international histories. By co-opting the tools of advertising, the media, museums and Wiradjuri language and culture, Brook Andrew’s art challenges the limitations imposed by power structures, historical amnesia, stereotyping and complicity.

Laura Murray Cree, ‘Brook Andrew’, Artist Profile, Issue 11, 2010, pp. 50-59

 

 

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La Razza: Quiet Noise 2019
Installation view
Brook Andrew ‘Yellow’ (installation view) 2019
oil pastel, acrylic paint, paper, glue, plywood and pencil on Dibond
two panels, overall 240 x 320 cm
Brook Andrew ‘Yellow’ (detail) 2019
oil pastel, acrylic paint, paper, glue, plywood and pencil on Dibond
two panels, overall 240 x 320 cm
La Razza: Quiet Noise 2019
Installation view
Brook Andrew ‘Into the Fire’ (installation view) 2019
oil pastel, acrylic paint, paper, glue, plywood and pencil on Dibond
160 x 240 cm
Brook Andrew ‘Into the Fire’ (installation view) 2019
oil pastel, acrylic paint, paper, glue, plywood and pencil on Dibond
160 x 240 cm
Brook Andrew ‘White’ (installation view) 2019
oil pastel, acrylic paint, paper, glue, plywood and pencil on board
two panels, overall 140 x 280 cm
Brook Andrew ‘White’ (detail) 2019
oil pastel, acrylic paint, paper, glue, plywood and pencil on board
two panels, overall 140 x 280 cm