James Brooks

Born in Exeter (UK), 1974; he lives and works in London.

MA – FINE ART, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
BA – FINE ART (1st class honours), Exeter College of Art & Design, Exeter

Opere Scelte exhibitions:
21.06.18 – 1.09.18  Selected Works Vol.XI
6.12.17 – 19.01.18  Senza titolo 2 – Monocromi
26,27,28.08.16  Art Copenhagen

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

21.06.18 – 29.07.18 – ‘SELECTED WORKS Vol XI’ – Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin
11.06.16 – 16.07.16 – ‘THE ARCHIVIST’ – Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris
14.01.16 – 13.02.16 – ‘GEOMETRA’ – Monika Bobinska/ Canal Projects, London
12.09.13 – 02.11.13 – ‘FACTS & FICTIONS’ – Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris
01.03.13 – 11.04.13 – ‘REPORTER’ – Platform A, Middlesbrough
08.06.12 – 08.07.12 – ‘THE INFORMATION EXCHANGE’ – Domo Baal, London
03.09.11 – 16.10.11 – ‘MASS’ – Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
31.05.11 – 16.05.11 – ‘FOLKS’ – Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris
04.02.11 – 26.02.11 – ‘STAGED & SCREENED’ – 126 Gallery, Galway, Ireland
08.10.10 – 22.10.10 – ‘XI X JAMES BROOKS’ – Trinity Projects, London
04.04.08 – 04.05.08 – ‘TRANSLATIONS’ – Monika Bobinska, London

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

26.10.18 – 27.11.18 – ‘Panta Rhei’ – Martina Detterer/ Galerie Kim Behm, Frankfurt
23.09.18 – 02.12.18 – ‘Tràdito/ Tradìto’ – Galleria Paolo Maria Deanesi, Trento, Italy
05.05.18 – 30.06.18 – ‘From the Ground’ – Drawing Projects, Wiltshire
16.01.18 – 21.01.18 – ‘L’Osservatorio’ – Canal Projects, London
06.12.17 – 13.01.18 – ‘Monocromi’ – Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin, Italy
18.11.17 – 08.01.18 – ‘Floating Urban Slime/ Sublime’ – Miyauchi Gallery, Hiroshima
14.10.17 – 16.10.17 – ‘B.A.D. Futures’ – Bath School of Art, Bath
13.07.17 – 23.09.17 – ‘The Colour and the Shape’ – Patrick Heide, London
17.08.17 – 27.08.17 – ‘DR/OP: Beyond Boundaries’ – Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore
05.06.17 – 30.06.17 – ‘Open plan’ – Action Factory, Bath School of Art, Bath
02.03.17 – 26.04.17 – ‘Drawing Biennial 2017’ – The Drawing Room, London
20.03.17 – 28.03.17 – ‘Conversions’ – Narrative Projects, London
03.02.17 – 22.03.17 – ‘Collettiva di lavori su carte e disegni’ – Spazio 22, Milan, Italy
03.12.16 – 18.02.17 – ‘Ho(M)me’ – Galleria Paolo Maria Deanesi, Trento, Italy
01.12.16 – 22.01.17 – ‘Ghost of Harry Mafuji’ – Monika Bobinska/ Canal, London
29.10.16 – 19.11.16 – ‘Vielen Dank, auf Wiedersehen’ – Galerie M Detterer, Frankfurt
10.11.16 – 02.12.16 – ‘Conceptual’ – Galerie Dina Renninger & Karin Wimmer, Munich
03.05.16 – 22.05.16 – ‘DR/OP’ – Komyoji-Kaikan – Hiroshima, Japan
15.04.16 – 07.05.16 – ‘The Missing’ – Jessica Carlisle Gallery, London
01.12.15 – 01.01.16 – ‘British Drawing’ – Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China
09.05.15 – 28.06.15 – ‘Artist’ Postcards’ – MAC, Birmingham
03.04.15 – 31.05.15 – ‘Data’ – Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester
12.03.15 – 25.03.15 – ‘Gravitational Documents’ – Galerie L Mueller, Paris
05.03.15 – 30.04.15 – ‘Drawing Biennial’ – Drawing Room, London
04.03.15 – 04.04.15 – ‘Drawing towards Sound’ – University of Greenwich
07.12.14 – 17.01.15 – ‘Klein Formate’ – Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
08.11.14 – 20.01.15 – ‘Crosswords II’ – Galerie Jordan Seydoux, Berlin
23.08.14 – 09.11.14 – ‘Wish you were here’ – Atkinson Gallery, Southport
02.07.14 – 02.09.14 – ‘Due’ – Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari
21.06.14 – 20.07.14 – ‘Data as Culture II’ – Lighthouse, Brighton
24.04.14 – 24.05.14 – ‘Data as Culture I’ – The Open Data Institute, London
04.12.13 – 02.02.14 – ‘Fogli’ – Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari
04.07.13 – 04.09.13 – ‘Data’ – Contemporary Art Society, London
04.04.13 – 18.05.13 – ‘5 Artists’ – Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
06.03.13 – 23.06.13 – ‘Give me Five’ – Staedel Museum, Frankfurt
21.09.12 – 04.11.12 – Brittle Crazie Glasse’ – Manchester c/o Man & Eve, London
08.09.12 – 27.10.12 – ‘Correspondances’ – Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris
11.02.12 – 24.03.12 – ‘Unknown Fields’ – Young Gallery, Salisbury
07.10.11 – 26.10.11 – ‘Dust on the mirror’ – Gallery North, Newcastle
27.05.11 – 18.05.11 – ‘The Wolfson Syndrome’ – Dragon Court, London
21.05.11 – 02.07.11 – ‘In & Outside – Writing’ – Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
15.03.11 – 30.04.11 – ‘Arakhne’ – Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris
01.03.11 – 11.03.11 – ‘State of Flux’ – Trinity Contemporary, New York
26.11.10 – 27.02.11 – ‘Please Write’ – Posted, London
29.10.10 – 5.12.10 – ‘God is in the Details’ – Primo Alonso, London
15.09.10 – 22.10.10 – ‘Show One’ – AF Projects, London
24.06.10 – 31.07.10 – ‘Untitled’ – Seventeen, London
12.3.10 – 24.4.10 – ‘4 Artists’ – Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
14.11.09 – 13.12.09 – ‘Illusion of Reality’ – Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Norway
05.11.09 – 12.11.09 – ‘Recent Drawing’ – Trinity Contemporary, New York
17.9.09 – 19.12.09 – ‘Time is a Sausage’ – Domo Baal, London
25.6.09 – 25.7.09 – ‘In Between the Lines’ – Trinity Contemporary, London
14.6.09- 28.6.09 – ‘The Royal Republic’ – Master Piper, London

CURATED BY: James Brooks

30.10.08- 29.11.08 – ‘Drawing’ – Madison Gallery, London
19.6.08- 26.7.08 – ‘A Colour Box’ – Arcade, London
06.11.06- 20.6.07 – ‘Drawing from Turner’ – Tate Britain, London
8.3.07- 14.3.07 – ‘Art Futures’ – Bloomberg space, London
29.6.06- 29.7.06 – ‘Until it Makes Sense’ – Galerie Thadaeus Ropac, Paris, France
3.5.06- 10.6.06 – ‘Until it Makes Sense’ – Seventeen, London
10.4.05-28.5.05 – ‘Riflerange’- Riflemaker, London
2004 – ‘Open + Closed’ – MTV Gallery, London
2004 – ‘System Addicts’ – JLV Gallery, London
2002 – ‘Music’ – Sherborne House, Dorset
2002 – ‘Critical Frequency’ – The Blue Gallery, London
2002 – ‘Kleine Formate’ – Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
2001 – ‘Procession’ – The Blue Gallery, London
2001 – ‘Leaving Marks’ – Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2018, ‘L’Osservatorio – Canal Projects, London – Exhibition catalogue
2015, ‘Contemporary British Drawing in China’ – Exhibition catalogue
2014, ‘The Postcard is a public work of Art’ – Exhibition catalogue
2014, ‘Date as Culture’ – Exhibition catalogue
2013, ‘Facts & Fictions’ – Exhibition catalogue
2013, ‘Correspondances’ – Exhibition catalogue
2011, ‘Postcards’ – Reaktion books publication, by Jeremy Cooper
2011, ‘What is an Art book?’ The Modern Language experiment
2011, ‘Folks’ Exhibition catalogue
2011, ‘The Wolfson Syndrome’ – The Modern Language Experiment
2011, ‘The Drawing Lab’ – Dina4 Projekte, Munich
2011, ‘Alumni Interview’ – University of the Arts, London
2010, ‘Eleven times James Brooks’ Exhibition catalogue
2010, ‘The Illusion of Reality’ – Norway Kunsthall, Exhibition booklet
2009, ‘Recent British Drawings’ – Exhibition catalogue
2009, ‘In Between the lines’ – Exhibition catalogue
2008, ‘Translations’ – Exhibition booklet
2006, ‘Drawing: The Future’ – The National Gallery, London
2006, ‘Fold 06’- University of Arts London press
2006, ‘Until it makes Sense’ – Touring Exhibition catalogue

 

AWARDS:

2014, British Council Travel Grant – Shanghai, China
2006, Arts Council- Individual Artist/ curatorial Funding Grant
2003, AHRB – Post Graduate Scholarship
2002, British Council Travel Grant – Frankfurt, Germany
1997,  Jane Hewitt ‘Travel’ award

 

DRAWING BIENNIALS:

2017, Drawing room, London
2015, Drawing room, London
2013, Drawing room, London
2011, Drawing room, London
2009, Drawing room, London

 

COLLECTIONS:

Staedel Museum, Frankfurt
David Roberts Collection
University of the Arts London
University of Plymouth
Frank Williams Collection
Rolf Ricke Collection
Thaddaeus Ropac Collection
Geraldine Gottesman Collection