About

Antonio Roberts is a New Media artist and Curator based in Birmingham, UK. His artwork uses glitch art, hacking and technol-driven processes focuses on the errors and glitches generated by digital technology. An underlying theme of his work is open source software, free culture and collaborative practices.

As a performer and visual artist his work has been featured at galleries and festivals including databit.me in Arles, France (2012), Glitch Moment/ums at Furtherfield Gallery, London (2013), Loud Tate: Code at Tate Britain (2014), glitChicago at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago, US (2014), Permission Taken at Birmingham Open Media and University of Birmingham (2015-2016), and Common Property at Jerwood Visual Arts, London (2016).

As a curator he has delivered exhibitions and projects including GLI.TC/H Birmingham (2011), the Birmingham editions of Bring Your Own Beamer (2012, 2013), µChip 3 (2015), and Stealth (2015), all in association with Vivid Projects.

He is an Associate Curator at Vivid Projects and Lecturer at University of Westminster.

Interviews and features

2016

Artists and Copyright – everything is a remix – a-n https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/artists-and-copyright-everything-is-a-remix
What Rights Copyright – Furtherfield http://www.furtherfield.org/features/interviews/what-rights-copyright-interview-artist-antonio-roberts
Logos and Protest – Elephant Magazine http://www.hellocatfood.com/elephant-magazine-logos-protest/

2015

Stealth: the blur of privacy, the illusion of control – Imperica https://www.imperica.com/en/in-conversation-with/stealth-the-blur-of-privacy-the-illusion-of-control
In conversation with… Antonio Roberts and Sam Wray – Imperica https://www.imperica.com/en/in-conversation-with/in-conversation-with-antonio-roberts-and-sam-wray
Interview with Antonio Roberts by Laura Davidson – Saturation Point http://www.saturationpoint.org.uk/Antonio_Roberts.html
A Few Of My Favourite GIFs – Canvas by Grolsch http://canvas.grolsch.com/pe/node/8471
Digitalismo & Digitalistas – Neo2 http://www.neo2.es/blog/2015/09/digitalismo-digitalistas/

2014

Twitchy Glitch GIFs Look Like Digi-Devastated Worlds – The Creators Project http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/en_uk/blog/twitchy-glitch-gifs-look-like-digi-devastated-worlds
Interview with Antonio Roberts / Hellocatfood – Neonvice http://web.archive.org/web/20151006030534/http://www.neonvice.com/news//interview-antonio-roberts-hellocatfood
Bending the Ghost in the Machine – Tribe Magazine https://readymag.com/tribe/33997/102/

2011

Celebrating Imperfection – Imperica https://www.imperica.com/en/features/celebrating-imperfection
GLI.TC/H BIRM – Redbrick http://www.redbrick.me/culture/gli-tch-birm/