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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Installation view – Sanctury: Tombs of the outcasts 2015
Ian Potter Museum, Melboure University, Melbourne
Photograph: Christian Capurro
Installation view – Sanctury: Tombs of the outcasts 2015
Ian Potter Museum, Melboure University, Melbourne
Photograph: Christian Capurro
Installation view – Sanctury: Tombs of the outcasts 2015
Ian Potter Museum, Melboure University, Melbourne
Photograph: Christian Capurro
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Installation view – Sanctury: Tombs of the outcasts 2015
Ian Potter Museum, Melboure University, Melbourne
Photograph: Christian Capurro
De Anima 2014
(3 channel video and performance)
De Anima 2014
(3 channel video and performance)
Installation view
Photo by Nik Harrison
De Anima 2014
(3 channel video and performance)
Installation view
Photo by Nik Harrison