Born 1989 Adelaide, Australia. Currently lives and works in Melbourne.
Bradbrook is a photographer and curator who received his BA in photography and journalism from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. He is currently completing his MA in Development Studies at the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on human rights, gender and equality. He has received various academic scholarships to study 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 projects including REARRANGING BOUNDARIES, commissioned by the Ballarat International Foto Biennale (Melbourne).
Bradbrook works in primarily in documentary photography. His work has been awarded The Perth Centre For Photography’s UNCOVER Award recognising new Australian talent, and Australian Photography Magazine listed his exhibition The Working Class as a highlight of the Head On Photo Festival 2017. Recent Solo and Group Exhibitions Include The Working Class, Royal Croquet Club, Adelaide (2017); The Working Class, Head On Photo Festival, Sydney (Featured Artist 2017); MAGGIE STEBER/AARON BRADBROOK, Head On Photo Festival, Sydney 2017; Borderland, Perth Centre For Photography (2013); Convergence, Drik Gallery, Bangladesh (2012); Convergence, Spectrum Project Space, Perth (2012).
He has received grants from the Department of Culture and the Arts, WA; Propel Youth Arts, WA; Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund to establish and facilitate artist talks, exhibitions, workshops and international projects.
© Aaron Bradbrook Self-Portrait 2015