Robert Montgomery brings a poetic voice and public interventionists strategies to the tradition of contemporary text art, and works across diverse media: billboard pieces, solar powered light pieces, fire poems, woodcuts and watercolors. He was the British artist selected for the 2012 Kochi Biennale and the 2016 Yinchuan Biennale. A monograph on his work was published by Distanz in 2015. Along with the architects Allied Works he was a shortlisted finalist for the UK National Holocaust Memorial in London.
Here he talks about the unique power of billboards and how outdoor advertising can effect our emotions and reality.