James Brooks

Born: 1974, Exeter, England

Lives and works in London, England

MA – FINE ART, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

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

SOLO SHOW

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