cultural journalist. recovering technophobe
Robles writes and makes art about technology and culture.
He has published with The New York Times, Chicago Tribune's Hoy, Metro San Juan and other publications in United States, Puerto Rico and Brazil. He was a correspondent in Haití and published Puertos príncipes: temblemos todos, a journal and photo book on Haiti after the earthquake. He is currently an Op-Ed contributor to Puerto Rico's El Nuevo Día.
The Country Under My Skin, Los silencios de Santurce, Portraits of Marassa, are some of his photo and multimedia performances in the U.S. and Puerto Rico as well as the documentary The Invisible Coast, on Haitian merchants' struggle on Puerto Rico's Loíza town.
He has participated with The Dart Center's Ochberg Fellowship (2009), Center for Justice and Journalism's Urban Fellowship (2009), AS220's Artist in Residence, and Brunetto's School cultural exchange in Brazil (2006). His collection Country Under My Skin as acquired by Rhode Island's Historical Society's Permanent Gallery. Robles has an M.F.A. from New York University.