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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Portrait 12 (Unknown) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 13 (Africa) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 14 (India) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 15 (Congo) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 16 (Congo) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 17 (Algeria) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 18 (Africa) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm
Portrait 19 (Manitoba, Canada) 2013
Mixed media on Belgian linen
70 x 55 x 5 cm