Brooke Lydecker

Lives and works in California.

Brooke Lydecker, crafted her art while studying and working in Arizona, California, Europe and South Africa. She holds a degree in Photographic Arts and Sciences from The Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, California.

Solo Shows:
2009 OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach
2006 OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach and Scope Miami with OMC
2004 Freddie Fong Gallery, San Francis
2001 OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Duesseldorf, Germany

Group Shows:
2010 OMC Gallery – From Wall to Wall
2009 OMC Gallery – International Contemporary Photography and photo based
2008 OMC Gallery – Take A Chance
2006 Art L.A.,Los Angeles
2005 Photo L.A.,Los Angeles 2004 Art Rotterdam with OMC and “Intercontinental”at OMC Gallery Duesseldorf
2003 Seduction – Verführung. OMC Galerie Düsseldorf
2003 Kunst Koeln, Cologne, Germany at OMC Gallery
2003 Paris Photo, Paris, France, at OMC Gallery
2003 Museum De Beyerd, Breda, Netherlands
2002 Paris Photo, Paris, France, at OMC Gallery

Some Work Examples:

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Myths and Tales", Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Myths and Tales”, Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Exotic World' Series, C-print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Exotic World’ Series, C-print

© Brooke Lydecker - From 'Exotix World' Series, C-Print

© Brooke Lydecker – From ‘Exotic World’ Series, C-Print

 

“Myths and Tales” is inspired by her own life and dreams. Every image is thought out in detail and carefully staged to capture her inspiration. As a gifted stylist and with her own inventory of props, she personally creates the mood and visual setting for each shot. Diffused perspectives, achieved by using pinhole photography transferred on Polaroid, create an almost transcendent expression – like notations of memories, which come and go.

“Exotic World” is an extremely colorful body of work, which documents a famous burlesque stripper event in the desert of Victorville. Lydecker’s artistic interpretation contradicts the almost voyeuristic approach to the subject while creating and exciting sensuality.

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