robert iolini | the hong kong agent

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Robert (Roberto) Iolini is a prolific artist, filmmaker, composer and radio producer. His creative experience incorporates twenty years of producing innovative and meaningful time-based media works that are stylistically diverse, and united by a philosophical approach. Roberto makes work about humans and how we behave in contemporary cultural environments. His artworks embrace music, cinema, poetry, anthropology, video art, sound art and documentary. His ongoing transmedia work The Hong Kong Agent is representative of his multiform approach: It exists as video art series, short film, gallery installation, radio feature, online interactive and Augmented Reality. Roberto is also an internationally recognised composer whose work encompasses a wide range of musical idioms and is constantly evolving in new directions. He has written for chamber ensembles, theatre and composed numerous large-scale works for radio. Many of his radiophonic compositions have been nominated for international awards including his piece Hong Kong: City in Between which was a prizewinner in the Soundscapes (be)for(e) 2000 festival in Amsterdam. Roberto spent ten years as musical director with multi-award winning arts organization, Big hART. He has two critically acclaimed solo albums released on British avant-garde music label ReR Megacorp. Roberto holds a Master of Arts degree in advanced composition at Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. His thesis was on Simultaneity in Music.

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