S.A. Robertson, known professionally and artistically as OptivioN, is an American recording artist, painter, writer, singer-songwriter, DJ, and multifaceted illustrator with vampire hunting skills.
With his musical work recognized as “Gothic Electronic and Alternative Rock ” Melding themes of blues, dark wave, and world music capturing the mystic East and gear driven West with new wave compositions, post-punk riffs, cinematic melancholia, and jubilant electronic dance tracks. OptivioN has perform at prominent clubs, underground events such as Burning Man, and throughout Tokyo's Japanese live House scene (ライブハウス). His art was also featured at 2,191 Days and Counting: New York Exhibition to Benefit Iraq Vets Against the War (Powerhouse Arena w/ Steve McCurry of Nat Geo). Robertson was born in Atlanta, GA, and developed a love for the arts at a young age. His mother was a teacher and part of his youth was spent with the Nukak tribe inside the Amazon. After High school he moved from Florida to NYC , LA, and Boston where he walked in frozen parks, spent nights inside bookstores, evaded romantic walks on the beach, and played with prolific musicians and artists while crafting his style with a cultivation from a wide spectrum of music genres and visual disciplines; greatly influencing his innovative projects today. He currently resides and makes art in Bunkyō, Tokyo.