CV


b. 1990 Sydney, Australia

Education

September 2015 – June 2016 | LUCA School of Arts, Gent, België
Masters of Fine Arts in Mixed Media (student exchange)

2014 – present | Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney
Masters of Fine Arts (Printmedia)

2009-12 | Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney
Bachelor of Visual Arts with Honours, (Painting & Printmedia)

2011 | Cardiff School of Art & Design, The University of Wales Institute, UK
Bachelor of Visual Arts (student exchange)

Recent

Carlson, B., ‘Moving Marks’PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, 39: 1, pp 58-66, Cambridge: MIT Press. doi: 10.1162/PAJJ_a_00352
Screening: Searching for Alice at 19.00 on 28 May OFFoff Moving Word, CAMPO, Nieuwpoort 31-35, 9000 Gent, België
Šilainiai Project: exhibition of international art residency 31th of October – 14th of November, 2016
Opening on 31th of October, 6 p.m. Project space ‘Kabinetas’ in Kaunas (A. Mapu str. 20)

Performance

2016

 ”Sovereignty is Nothing”, public street, LT-48244, Kaunas, Lithuania
Fracturing Silence, Croxhapox, Gent, België
BEGIN, Croxhapox, Gent, België
Silent performed at OFF-off-ON: Moving Word Part II, Art Cinema OFFoff, Gent, België
IPA Venice | Venice International Performance Art Week – Workshop Series 2016, C32, Venice, Italy

Chalk Dialogue, (performed with Kimvi Nguyen), Draw to Perform 3, curated by Ram Samocha, Crows Nest Gallery, London, UK
mE/Us, (collaboration with Hanna ten Doornkaat) Draw to Perform 3, curated by Ram Samocha, Crows Nest Gallery, London, UK
Po-po-pomo: a Discussion About Hyper-contemperaniety in Art, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston, UK (critic conference performance with Hanna ten Doornkaat, Anne Marie Dendowsky, Patrick Simkins, Martina Van de Gey, Louise Anderson, Lizzie Brewer and Rachel Pearcy)

Screenings

2017
OFFoff Moving Word, CAMPO, Gent, België

2016
Is This Art?, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and Reigonal Gallery, Sydney
OFFoff-ON: Moving Word Part I, Art Cinema OFFoff, Gent, België

2015
Is This Art?
,
 Artereal Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney (screening by dLux Media Arts, curated by Alex Sutcliffe)

Solo Exhibitions

2014
TRACES, Alpha Gallery, Erskineville, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

2016

Šilainiai Project: exhibition of international art residency, Kabinetas, Kaunas, Lithuania
LUCA SCHOOL OF ARTS GRADUATION SHOW, LUCA School of Arts, Gent, België
FFFF, In De Ruimte, Gent, België (co-curator)
OFF-off-ON: Moving Word Part II, Art Cinema OFFoff, Gent, België
Boundaries, TUMULT Festival, Gent, België
A Performative Exhibition, Vooruit, Gent, België
Is This Art?, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and Reigonal Gallery, Sydney
Art Print Residence AL MÓN, Iluro Foundation, Mataró, Barcelona, Spain

2015
Why So Serious?, NULNULTWEE, LUCA School of Art, Gent, België
Is This Art?, Artereal Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney (screening by dLux Media Arts, curated by Alex Sutcliffe)
Between the Lines, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2014
Order/Disorder,
Verge Gallery, Sydney
I See What You Did There, Brand X Space, Central, Sydney
DRAWING ABROADGallery Eight, Millers Point, Sydney
Art Oak Hill Prize Finalists, Art In The Hills, Castle Hill, Sydney
Art Month (Leichardt Open Studio Trail), Pseudo Space, Balmain, Sydney

2013
Saatchi Screen
, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Art Alight!, Verge Gallery, Darlington, Sydney
Reflections, Pseudo Space, Balmain, Sydney

2012
Pseudo is Back, Pseudo Space, Balmain, Sydney
Sydney College of the Arts Graduate Degree Shows, SCA Research Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney
Hornsby Art Prize, Hornsby, Sydney
Farrago, Pop Goes the Easel, Epping, Sydney
Automatic Drawings Series Two, Dedspace Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney
Love Moments Exhibition, Art Moments Gallery, Bondi, Sydney

2011
Sydney College of the Arts Undergraduate Show, Rozelle, Sydney
Hornsby Art Prize, Cherrybrook, Sydney

2010
Second Year Show, Dedspace Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney

2008
Unilever International Art Project, Tate Modern, London, UK
Unilever International Art Project, London’s National Theatre, London, UK

2007
Roxfest Annual Art, Poetry and Prose Competition, Sydney

Artist-Curated Exhibitions

2015
Between the Lines, Verge Gallery, Sydney (featuring Sara Morawetz, Julie Fragar, Jonathan McBurnie, Harriet Body & Stella McDonald)

2014
Drawing Abroad, Gallery Eight, Millers Point, Sydney (featuring London-based German artist Hanna ten Doornkaat, Korean artist Paul Lee, Brisbane-based artist Miles Hall and Sydney-based artists Jonathan McBurnie & Melissa Howe)

Residencies/Workshops

2016| International Performance Association Venice 2016
Mayday – 10 day intensive workshop on the praxis of performance by VestandPage (Verena Stenke & Andrea Pagnes)

2016| Body as Autonomous Zone, THE SPACE, London
Workshop with performance artist Poppy Jackson (UK)

2016| LUCA residency at Destelheide, Dworp, België
Performance workshop with performer Marc Iglesias (BE)
Audio workshop with sound artist Johan Vandermaelen (BE)

2016| A Choir of Wires, Vooruit, Gent
Korg Ms20 Synthesizer workshop with renowned audio artist Felix Kubin (DE)

2015| Drawing Becomes Performance, Goldsmiths University, London
Workshop with artist and curator of Draw to Perform Symposium, Ram Samocha

2014 | Artist-in-Residence, Art Print Residence, Arenys de Munt, Barcelona, Spain
http://www.artprintresidence.com/EN/Artist-in-residence-Brooke-Carlson.html

Awards/Achievements

2015 | Royston George Booker Scholarship (Grants-in-Aid), The University of Sydney
2014 | Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship (PRSS), The University of Sydney
2014 | Artist of the Month (November), Leichhardt Council, Sydney
2010 | Jereome De Costa Memorial Award for outstanding academic achievement, The University of Sydney
2008 | Unilever International Art Project, Tate Modern and National Theatre, London, UK
Awarded first place for Australia, Beauty and Difference: Worlds Apart, an international juried exhibition
2007 | Academic Achievement in Photography, Video & Digital Imaging, William Clarke College
2007 | First Place Award, Roxfest Annual Art, Poetry and Prose Competition, Sydney

Conferences

2014 | POPCAANZ Journal of Popular Arts of Australia and New Zealand. Presented written paper entitled Experiencing The Optical Unconscious

Bibliography

2014 | Dr Astrid Lorange, Between The Lines, self-published catalogue essay, Verge Gallery, Sydney
2014 | Luke Strevens, “To Draw”, DRAWING ABROAD, self-published catalogue essay, Gallery Eight, Sydney.
2014 | Dr Jonathan McBurnie, TRACES, self-published catalogue essay, Alpha Gallery, Sydney.
2014 | Dr Jonathan McBurnie, “Brooke Carlson: Traces,” SNEAKY Magazine (online), 11 August, 2014. http://sneakymag.tumblr.com/post/94415385354/brooke-carlson-traces
2014 | Jordan, Bev. “Carlson Draws Together the Wide World of Contemporary Art.” Hills Shire Times, 17 June 2014: 32.
2014 | Quiambao, Renee. “Some Sydney ARI’s.” Artlink, Vol 34, No. 3, 2014: 94.
2008 | Massey, Vanessa. “Art Goes on Show in UK.” Hills Shire Times, 11 March 2008: 76

Publications as Author

2017 | Carlson, B., ‘Moving Marks’, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, 39: 1, pp 58-66, Cambridge: MIT Press. doi: 10.1162/PAJJ_a_00352
2016 | Carlson, B., ‘Time trace: A drawn perception’, Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice, 1: 2, pp 223–234, doi: 10.1386/drtp.1.2.223_1
2014 | Brooke Carlson, The Optical Unconscious, POPCAANZ Journal of Popular Arts of Australia and New Zealand Conference Proceedings. http://popcaanz.com/conferenceproceedings_2014/VisualArts_Carlson.pdf
2014 | Brooke Carlson, DRAWING ABROAD, self-published catalogue essay, Gallery Eight, Sydney.
2012 | Brooke Carlson, Automatic Landscapes, unpublished Honours Research Paper, Sydney Colege of the Arts, The University of Sydney.

Professional Employment & Experience

2015 | Visiting Guest Speaker, Macquarie University, Sydney
Presented in the Creative Arts course for Bachelor of Arts (Education) Programme and demonstrated print-making in accompanying workshop.

2015 | Life Drawing Model, Alpha Gallery, Sydney

2014 | Artist Assistant to USYD PHD Candidate, Jonathan McBurnie
Assisted with exhibition installations of works on paper and gallery wall drawings.

2013 | Gallery and Exhibitions Internship, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK
Projects included Australia: People & Places exhibition and assisting with the Art Fairs, LAPADA and STRATA, Saatchi Gallery

2013| Curatorial Assistant to independent Curator Nadia Spita, London, UK
Assisted with the project Art Carousel, The Gallery On The Corner, London

2013| Gallery and Exhibitions Volunteer, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

2013 | Curatorial, Marketing and Exhibition Assistant, The Lumen Prize, Shanghai, China.
Worked directly under the CEO and the Media and Marketing Executive, assisting with various aspects of the Asian Leg of an international art prize tour.

2013 |  SM Wonderland, Adam Geczy, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
Assisted with performance for a major commissioned project exhibited February-April 2014

2012 | Album Illustration, Fahrenheit 43, ‘Underneath the Overturned’ 

2012 | Warwick Fabrics Australia, Melbourne
Assisted in the design studios with textile designer Margot Warre and design team.

2011 | Warwick Fabrics UK, Manchester
Assisted in digital and silk screen print studios with textiles print designer and colourist Steve Downend.

Community Involvement

2014 | AMA (Australian Medical Association) NSW Charitable Foundation, Sydney 
Donated artwork in support of the Gala Dinner Fundraiser for Bear Cottage

2012 | FRANS for Arts Sake, Sydney
Art collaboration and exhibitions between people with disabilities and Sydney artists

 

Brooke Carlson’s works are held in various private collections throughout Australia, France, Belgium & UK.

 

 

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