Mark Brown’s passion for industrial landscapes runs deep within his veins. Growing up in Newcastle, he was immersed in the city’s industrial heritage, particularly through the experiences of his father, who worked at Newcastle’s Commonwealth Steel Works. The memories of visiting the Steel Works as a youth left an indelible mark on Mark’s artistic sensibilities, shaping his artistic trajectory and igniting a curiosity for the hidden narratives and evocative qualities of industrial spaces.
Born and raised in Newcastle, Mark Brown is a Sydney-based sound artist who has developed a profound fascination with all things industrial. His artistic journey has led him to explore the phenomenology of industrial spaces, architectural structures, and the atmospheric qualities they possess. Through sound installations and photo media art, Mark seeks to delve into the essence of these spaces and their impact on the human experience.