Artprize 2018 semi finalist

About Aaron Bradbrook

Currently lives and works in Melbourne.

Bradbrook is a photographer and curator with a BA in photography and journalism from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia and an MA in International Development Studies at the University of Melbourne focusing on human rights & equality. He has received various academic scholarships to study internationally at Arizona State University, USA; Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Bangladesh and the Universitas of Indonesia, Jakarta.

As an arts professional he has worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Italy), The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (Perth), The Perth Centre For Photography (Perth), Alcaston Art Gallery (Melbourne) and on various curatorial contracts including REARRANGING BOUNDARIES, a core exhibition for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale (Melbourne) 2017.

His photography has been awarded The Perth Centre For Photography’s UNCOVER Award recognising new Australian talent, and as a finalist in numerous prestigious awards including Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2017. Australian Photography Magazine listed his recent exhibition as a highlight of The Head On Photo Festival.

Education

2017: Master of International Development Studies, The University of Melbourne, 2013: Bachelor of Creative Industries Photography & Journalism, Edith Cowan University, WA

Exhibitions

SOLO: 2017: The Working Class, Royal Croquet Club, Adelaide, South Australia 17 Feb - 19 March 2017; The Working Class, Head On Photo Festival (Featured Artist), Sydney, NSW, 5 - 31 May 2017; The Working Class, Brisbane Powerhouse, QLD, 23 Nov - 3 Dec 2-17; 2013: Borderland, Perth Centre For Photography, Perth, Western Australia 2013 GROUP: 2017: MAGGIE STEBER / AARON BRADBROOK, Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, NSW, 5 - 31 May 2012: Convergence, Drik Gallery, Dahka, Bangladesh Convergence, Spectrum Project Space, Perth, Western Australia

Press

Australian Financial Review, Channel 9, BBC Scotland and many more