"My photographic work is primarily a form of social commentary." Dave Roberston
An award winner at the Spier Contemporary 2010 for a documentary photographic project focusing on informal recyclers in Newtown, Johannesburg.
Best known for a series of expressionist, hand-painted photographs of township scenes in Southern Africa which were exhibited at galleries in Germany, the Netherlands and at �Photo LA 2004� in Los Angeles, USA. More recently Dave's work has been exhibited by several galleries in South Africa including the Irma Stern Museum, the Bell-Roberts Gallery, Kalk Bay Modern, Focus Contemporary and Kim Sacks Gallery.
2011: concrete trails urban tales, Worldart Gallert, Cape Town.
2010: Point of Focus, (Group show),Kalk Bay Modern, Cape Town.
Bonani Africa Festival, Group show, Cape Town.
Spier Contemporary 2010 : Award Winner for 'Paper Trails' documentary series.
2009: Spirit of Ubuntu, Group show, Exposure Gallery, Cape Town.
2008: Rain, Focus Contemporary Gallery, Cape Town.
2007: Abstract Egypt, Focus Contemporary Gallery, Cape Town.
CT 24, Group show, Focus Contemporary Gallery, Cape Town.
2005: Remember, Irma Stern Gallery, Cape Town.
2004: De Dependance, Smelik & Stokking, Den Haag, Netherlands.
PhotoLA 2004, The Perfect Exposure Gallery, LA, USA.
2001: Collaborative art, The Upstairs Gallery, Cape Town.
Absolut Cape Town, Group show, Pinnacle Building, Cape Town.
2000: Metaphysical photography, Upstairs Gallery, Cape Town.
Collaboration, Group show, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town.
1999: Colour Spirit, Jazz Radio Station, Berlin, Germany.
Exhibition of lithographs: Kim Sacks Gallery, Johannesburg.
1998: Colour Spirit, Marzahn Library, Berlin, Germany.
Colour Spirit, ARTCO, Leipzig, Germany.
Colour Spirit, Jojo Centre, Berlin, Germany.
Colour Spirit, Ariadne Gallery, Pamos, Cyprus.