by Meenakshi Dubey-Pathak & Pilar Fatás
29 November 2022
From 2000 onward, he supervised the preservation project of the Dabous giraffe petroglyphs in Niger, involving the mold-taking and casting operations in the UK and the US and the subsequent cast installations for exhibitions in Germany, the UK, Denmark, and the US. The Dabous Giraffe Preservation Project in Niger involved several expeditions for scientific documentation of the area under the authority of Dr. Jean Clottes, as well as the implementation of well digging near the site to provide a resource for permanent habitation for future site guidance. Other preservation projects undertaken include the Campeche petroglyphs of Brazil and the Calacala rock art site in Bolivia. He is currently working with the Ministry of Culture of Peru to establish a site museum for the petroglyphs of Checta.
Robinson is also codirector of Boilerplate Productions, the Bradshaw Foundation’s in-house film production company, producing the iLecture documentary series on rock art. He is currently working on the production of virtual reality experiences involving rock art and virtual caves.