...Cameron Robbins are rarely at rest – he prefers to harness the energy of prevailing elements such as the wind and waves as well as the forces of gravity and magnetism. For the Depot Robbins has taken to the boardroom, creating Binary Opposites IV 2008, a multi-storey, multi-dimensional artwork which cuts through the building quite literally...Read more
Cameron Robbin’s work is based on the interaction of natural forces and the elements. Over the last twenty years he has produced site-specifc installations for a wide range of locations around Australia, utilising a variety of media and natural forces including kinetic sculpture, wind and solar powered mechanical systems, sound and ocean waves.
Cameron Robbins was born in Melbourne in 1963, he studied at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and completed his post-graduate studies at The Victorian College of the Arts. Recent and forthcoming projects include: Double Vortex, a permanent installation in the foyer of CH2, the Melbourne City Council’s new Green building, 2006; Sea Shanties Wave Organ, a sound installation on Lorne Pier, 2007; Solar System, a permanent 1:1 billion scale model of the solar system, at locations around Port Philip Bay, October 2008; Rescueboat Shed, installations examining the tides and weather, Queenscliff Pier, May 2008 and Indoor/Outdoor, a permanent kinetic wind installation at Place Gallery, Richmond, Sept 2008.