James Brooks

James Brooks (b. 1974, Devon, UK) lives and works in London. Brooks studied at Chelsea College of Art and at Exeter School of Art. His art practice utilises screen and paper-based information sources of varying historical and cultural status to make works within: drawing, painting, print, audio and visual projection. He curated the Arts Council funded drawing exhibition Until it makes sense and The Royal Republic, and also wrote on contemporary drawing for the publication/symposium Drawing: the future held at The National Gallery, London. 
Solo exhibitions include: Facts & Fictions, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2013); Reporter, Platform A, Middlesbrough, UK (2013); The Information Exchange, Domobaal, London (2012); Mass, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (2011); Staged and Screened, 126 Gallery, Galway City, Ireland (2011); Folks, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2011); Eleven Times James Brooks, Trinity Contemporary Art, London (2010); and Translations, Monica Bobinska Gallery, London (2006).
Group exhibitions include: Contemporary British Drawing, Xi'an, China (2015); Artist Postcards, MAC, Birmingham, (2015); Data, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, (2015); Gravitational Documents, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris, (2015); Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015); Crosswords II, Galerie Jordan Seydoux, Berlin (2015); Due, Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari (2014); Data As Culture 2, Lighthouse, Brighton (2014); Data As Culture, The Open data Institute, London (2014); Correspondances, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2012); Data, Contemporary Art Society, London (2013); Give me five, Staedel Museum, Frankfurt (2013); The Wolfson Syndrome, Dragon Court, London (2011); In and Outside, Writing, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium (2011); State of Flux, Trinity Contemporary, New York (2011); God Is in the Details, Primo Alonso, London (2010); 4 Artists, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, (2010); Illusion of Reality, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Norway (2009); Recent British Drawing, Trinity Contemporary, New York (2009); Drawing, Madison Gallery, London (2009); Drawing from Turner, Tate Britain, London (2007)
Academically he works as an associate lecturer in Fine Art for Bath School of Art/ University of Bath Spa and the University of Kent. He is represented by Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris; Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt; and Man & Eve, London.

Last updated: 23.10.2015


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