small pieces of paper

May. 22, 2015 by

Characteristically, while thinking about bigger and more complicated things, I’ve been drawing again – and accumulating a series of small pieces of paper, marked with drawings of small pieces of


Nov. 24, 2013 by

  The last still and silent trace of ‘what if everything we know is wrong? – as we performed it tonight, here in this cleared and appropriated Madrid studio –

still thinking about parking lots

Sep. 18, 2013 by

Fountain Street and Mathewson Street, pen and watercolour on paper, 100cm x 175cm, Mike Brookes 2013 – from the parking lots of Providence series.     Further details from the

thinking about parking lots

Sep. 7, 2013 by

For the first time in quite a while, I find myself drawing as I think. I have never really sketched works, unless I need to describe them to someone else.

drawing for a small boy

Aug. 25, 2013 by

  el coche [requested drawing], pen and watercolour on paper, 15cm x 20cm, Mike Brookes 2013 – from the requested drawings series.  

looking for something

Dec. 23, 2011 by

As a busy and productive year comes to an end, and having finally landed on my own sofa for a while, with a little space and time to think, I

unnecessary activity in a room

Sep. 16, 2011 by

Over this past week it has become increasingly clear that the work we are trying to propose here is simply a visible public attempt to construct one place, from collected

an act of representation

Aug. 25, 2011 by

Today I am packing for a month long residency in the States – an invitation split between New York and Rhode Island, culminating in an event at Brown University. The