Mike Brookes

Mike Brookes is an award winning artist, director and designer, known primarily for his object and action works, and for his propositional practices within the form, function, and placement of performance and live art.

He co-founded the performance collective ‘Pearson/Brookes’ with Mike Pearson in 1997, their work together being generally perceived to have pioneered mediated and multi-site performance practices. Most recently co-creating their acclaimed theatre work ‘Coriolan/us’, commissioned jointly by the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre Wales, for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

He is currently developing a long term collaborative practice with artist Rosa Casado, producing live art and gallery works under the umbrella title ‘some things happen all at once, some things happen more slowly’.

Other ongoing collaborations include ‘Quarantine’, ‘Untitled Projects’ and ‘dada(prod)’ Italy. Recent awards include the Creative Wales Award from the Arts Council of Wales, and the TMA Best Design 2010 award. In 2007 he was appointed Creative Research Fellow within Aberystwyth University.