Hello, my name is
Robert Walton
I am an artist, educator and writer.
2020

Resident Artist, School of Computing and Information Systems, Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne. I’m working on a Child of Now prototype in collaboration with Arts Centre Melbourne and a major new digital artwork for Melbourne Connect. Get in touch for more details.

2019

October – Child of Now prototype to be realised through major new commission from the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems in collaboration with Arts Centre Melbourne.

21 August – EXPERIMENTA SOCIAL #29 – Encoding Empathy – ACMI X

4-7 July – Rigidity and elasticity in performances of human-computer interaction with smartphones – Performance Studies International #25 – Calgary, Canada

28 June – Child of Now: Creating an immersive, intuitive XR artwork with the people of Melbourne – Interaction Design Lab – University of Melbourne

Tues 14 May 12 noon – Child of Now: A Transdisciplinary Conversation About Future Bodies, Technologies, Cities and Communities – CIS Seminar Denis Driscoll Theatre

19, 20, 21 April – Exhuming Johnny – Chicago Cultural Center, USA

21 February – Exhuming Johnny – Work in Progress Performance, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago USA

January – February – Artist in Residence, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago USA

Here is an interview with me talking about Child of Now and bringing your heart to work by Rochelle Siemienowicz @vca_mcm @unimelb @engunimelb https://t.co/mPl1FVSqS4

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Robert Walton’s production attains the fluid potency of a fever-dream 
– The Age

A spine-tingling encounter
– The Guardian

The world’s first piece of iPad theatre. Eerie, unsettling and very, very clever.
– The Independent

An original and talented thinker and theatre-maker
– The Times

A wholly new theatrical experience
– The List

A brand new way of looking at the world
–  The Stage