David Robinson is an Irish artist based in London. For the past 10 years his artwork has combined his passion for photography and food, producing magnificent and highly original Fungi Luminograms in his east-end darkroom.
Robinson is also co-founder of Sporeboys, a mushroom street-food kitchen touring food markets in London and events across the UK. Sporeboys food has been celebrated in The New York Times and The Independent – loyal local and international customers flock each week to Broadway and Exmouth Market to savour their risotto and mushroom medley sandwich.
Commercial clients have included Pfizer, Adobe, Penguin, Sony and EMI. David's work was selected for inclusion in Picturing Eden (Steidl 2007) and he featured in BBC series Britain in Pictures - filmed whilst photographing ballrooms and other inspirational buildings in Northern Ireland where he grew up. He has had solo shows in London and Belfast and work included in various international group exhibitions.
David collaborated with Gorilla Perfume / LUSH, creating a Luminogram to help promote one of their newly released fragrances titled, 'Mycelium'. He also featured on, The Food Programme (Mushrooms) - BBC Radio 4.
His most recent book (and second for children) titled, 'Penny Bun Helps Save the World' was published in September 2018 by GOST.