British performance artist Millie Brown began her career at the age of seventeen. A founding member of London’s !WOWOW! collective, which has produced such luminary talents as fashion designer Gareth Pugh and artist Matthew Stone. Hailed as one of the new YBAs (Young British Artists), Brown is a performance artist who explores the synergy and separation of mind, body, and spirit.
Most recognized for performance as a non-traditional method of painting, Brown uses her body as a tool to create artifacts that are remnants of her performance. Reminiscent of abstract expressionist studies, Brown creates aesthetically whimsical paintings with a deep underlining rawness of human emotion. Viewing the body as a vessel for spiritual practice, Brown pushes her physical and mental boundaries to reach a state of enlightenment from which creative expression and healing derives.
Brown has collaborated with innovative talents such as Nick Knight, Ruth Hogben, and Lady Gaga. Notably, her performance film for Gaga’s Monsterball Tour was exhibited at the SHOWstudio gallery and showcased worldwide throughout the tour. Brown was included Emmy award winning documentary, Lady Gaga’s “Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden”.
Brown has performed at international galleries, exhibitions and events including Chapman Fine Arts, The Union Gallery, The Birmingham Art Festival, Gallery La General Paris, Transmedial Art Festival Berlin, General Public Gallery Berlin, B22 Hamburg, Illoulian Contemporary Los Angeles, Strand Gallery London, The Cob Gallery London, The Moving Museum, Born This Way Foundation Art Basel Miami Beach, SXSW Lady Gaga show, Jeffrey Deitch private performance, Hat Box Gallery Frieze Art Fair NYC, and Brooklyn Museum Gala Art Basel Miami Beach.