Mark Aitken examines the relationship between photography and sound on his weekly show There Then Hear Now on Resonance FM. This week I discussed my photography with soundtracks from several of my short films, music from the Boyan Choir, and the voices of Philip Hoare and Paul Schofield.
First broadcast on 21st May 2018, 5.30 – 6.30pm. Listen HERE.
A video interview conducted recently with Michael Kurcfeld for Paris Photo; part of his series of conversations with artists and curators where they discuss their work and the medium of photography.
Here’s a short interview I conducted with Fondazione Studio Marangoni in Florence discussing my new book, Merrie Albion.
The current issue of the British Journal of Photography carries a feature profile on my upcoming book, Merrie Albion. Interviewed by Michael Grieve. #BJP 7865: Journeys
You can download a pdf here.
You can listen in to this podcast where I discuss my practice and making Motherland & We English: http://bensmithphoto.com/asmallvoice/simon-roberts
A Small Voice is fortnightly podcast, featuring in-depth interviews conducted by Ben Smith with a diverse range of talented, innovative, world-class photographers from established, award-winning and internationally exhibited stars to young and emerging talents, discussing their lives, work and process.
Pierdom is featured in the Autumn issue of NECSUS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies), reviewed by Lavinia Brydon (University of Kent) and Olu Jenzen (University of Brighton).
You can read the piece here:
A profile of Simon Roberts’ Pierdom project on the occasion of a major exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery (October 2015 – February 2016). The film, by Lindsey Smith, explores Roberts’ working process, the inspiration behind the project and the history of the British Pleasure Pier.
An interview and selection of my work published in the May 2015 issue of Von Magazine, download a pdf here.
Here’s a few sample spreads….
My Desert Island Pics interview with Stephen Bull is now available to listen to on the Photoworks website. In this talk for London Art Fair 2015, I reveal the eight photographs I’d like to have with me if castaway on a desert island. I discuss my choices and how they reflect on my life and career.
As a teaser, here’s my first selected image taken by an unknown photographer with my Dad’s camera. My Dad appears on the far left of the photograph with three university friends at the Houston Greyhound station during a three-month road trip across American in 1967.
See the rest of the photographs and listen to the interview here: http://photoworks.org.uk/projects/listen-simon-roberts-desert-island-pics/