Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
James is an award-winning Australian artist and Sydney Morning Herald staff photographer.
He was a finalist in the National Portrait Prize (National Portrait Gallery Canberra) in 2013 and 2012, and winner of the Head On Portrait Prize and Sydney Life; Art and About in 2011. He has exhibited at the Australian Centre for Photography and shown as part of the Reportage festival. A complete list of Brickwood's awards, achievements and publications can be found below.
James's personal work documents underground and youth subcultures. His portfolio is vast, ranging from the series Void – documenting a single night at a well-known underground club in Sydney – to Parkour – a physical discipline, originating in France, that focuses on the fluidity of human movement within an urban environment.
In Tempelhof, James explored the Berlin Airport that closed as a working airport in 2008. City officials announced in 2009 that Tempelhof would be opened in May 2010 as a city park. This series was made during the first summer since the official opening.
James won the 2010 Young Journalist Of The Year award for his portfolio. In 2008, his series on Schoolies Week was exhibited at the Australian Centre for Photography.
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