Roberto Perini was born on January 25, 1950 in Rome where he completed his artistic studies at the high school and academy. Since 1990 he has moved to Cuba continuing his collaborations in Italy, since 2011 he has been in Italy working on the new edition “il Male” magazine.
Roberto Perini is one of the protagonists of Italian satire, Roberto Perini was one of the founders of “Il Male”, “Il Clandestino” and “Boxer”.
Editor of “Tango” and “Cuore”, he designed for “L’Unità”, “La Repubblica”, “L’Espresso”, “Alter”. He also makes all the covers of Daniel Pennac’s novels for the Feltrinelli editions.
In 1986 he founded with Roland Topor the anti-futurist movement Frou-frou against the speed of modern life. He is also involved in theatrical scenography: among others he has worked with Federico Fellini (Rome) and with Carmelo Bene (Salomè).