Home Inside by Brooke Murray
Made with a 2000’s camcorder, an analogue synth and a drum machine, Home Inside is an intimate response to lockdown in a Thornbury flat, traversing memory, environment, body and breath.
Brooke Murray is a playwright, producer, video artist and musician. In 2019, they were selected for the First Stage emerging playwright’s program, supported by Melbourne Theatre Company and the Emerging Writers Festival. A reading of their short play, ‘Chariot,’ was performed at MTC. Brooke attended the 2018 ATYP National Studio, and in 2019, their short play, ‘Pink Soap’ was performed as part of ATYP’s ‘Intersection: Arrival’ and published by Currency Press. In 2019 Brooke produced, ‘No Return,’ a collection of solo performances by Transgender and Non-binary emerging artists. In 2018, Brooke’s projection artwork, ‘Cutting Onions’ was exhibited at Testing Grounds and BlackCat Gallery in Collingwood. Brooke currently works as an inclusion support artist at St Martins Youth Arts, using this learning about diversity and empowerment to inform their practice. They are also a founding member of Melbourne based kids’ band, ‘The Spark Joys.’