About

Antonio Roberts is a New Media artist and Curator based in Birmingham, UK. He uses uses technology-driven processes to explore issues surrounding open source software, free culture and collaborative practices.

His visual and performance 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), Common Property at Jerwood Visual Arts, London (2016), Green Man Festival, Wales (2017) and Barbican, London (2018).

He has curated exhibitions and projects including GLI.TC/H Birmingham (2011), the Birmingham editions of Bring Your Own Beamer (2012, 2013), µChip 3 (2015), Stealth (2015), and No Copyright Infringement Intended (2017)

He is Curator at Vivid Projects, Near Now Fellow, and is part of the Advisory Group for New Art West Midlands.

Interviews and features

2017

Run the code: is algorave the future of dance music? – Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/music/video/2017/nov/30/run-the-code-is-algorave-the-future-of-dance-music
Copyright infringement intended? – Right To Copy https://righttocopy.com/2017/11/18/no-copyright-infringement-intended/
Algorave: The live coding movement that makes next-level electronic music – Mixmag http://mixmag.net/feature/algorave/4

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/