V&A Museum: “Pandemic Objects- The Sea”, December 2020, Kaluznick, Hana. (link)
The Critic
, “Election Artists”, December 2019, Prodger, Michael. (pdf)
iO Donna Magazine, “Cartoline dalle Italia”, June 2019, Scaraffia, Giuseppe. (link)
 “Best Shots”, June 2019, Padley, Gemma. (pdf)
“Photograph is 30”, January / February 2019, Schmerler, Sarah. (pdf)
Whitehot Magazine, “Photographing the Nation: Simon Roberts at Flowers Gallery”, January 2019, Maidman, Daniel. (link)
Christian Science Monitor, “Distance tells a story in Merrie Albion”, December 2018, Hermes, Ann. (pdf)
Blouin Artinfo, “In New York, peering through Simon Roberts’ eyes”, December 2018, Connor, Goodwin. (pdf)
, “A Discontented Land,” Issue 93 / Spring 2018, Denison Simon. (pdf)
The World of Interiors, “Books Review – Merrie Albion,” May 2018, Elborough, Travis. (pdf)
Photo District News, “Simon Roberts’ Landscape Photos Illuminate Post-Brexit Britain,” April 2018, Risch, Conor. (link)
Amica, “So British,” April 2018, Ferri, Renata. (pdf)
Artforum, “Simon Roberts – Flowers Gallery exhibition review,” April 2018, Serafinowicz, Sylwia. (pdf)
Photomonitor, “Merrie Albion book review,” March 2018, Clarke, Stephen. (pdf)
Pro Photographer, “Brit Crit,” Issue 21 / 2018, Davies, Lottie. (pdf)
The New European, “You Blighted Kingdom,” January 2018, Burnham, Adrian. (pdf)
FT Weekend, “Snapshot – Merrie Albion,” January 2018, Grady, Kitty. (pdf)
1000 Words, “Top 10 Photobooks of 2017 – Merrie Albion,” December 2017, Clark, Tim. (link)
The Guardian“Sean O’Hagan’s best photography books of 2017,” December 2017. (link)
It’s Nice That, “Simon Robert’s photographs create a portrait of Britain over the last ten years,” 16 November 2017, Rebecca, Fulleylove. (link)
Hotshoe, “London – Portfolio by Simon Roberts,” Issue 200 / October 2017. (pdf)
NownessVideo Art Visions: (Re)framing Switzerland Part 2 – Summer, May 2017. (video)
NownessVideo Art Visions: (Re)framing Switzerland Part 1 – Winter, February 2017. (video)

Find full bibliography here.


Merrie Albion – Landscapes Studies of a Small island, Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2017 (pdf)
, Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2013 (pdf)
We English, Chris Boot Publishing, 2009 (pdf)
Motherland, Chris Boot Publishing, 2007 (pdf)


Shai O’Hayan: The Brexshit Machine, Exhibition catalogue essay for The Container Tokyo, 2020 (pdf)
Karolina Kolenda
: The Complicity of Landscape: Imagining the English Landscape as a Postcolonial Ruin, Polysèmes Journal, Issue 22, 2019 (pdf)
Harriet JuddSimon Roberts: Inscapes, Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition catalogue, 2019 (pdf)
David MatlessThe Anthroposcenic – Landscape in the Anthroposcene, Landscape Now, 2018 (pdf)
Emanuele Trevi
Simon Roberts’ Italian metaphors, New Vedute, 2018 (pdf)
Alexander Vasudevan: Occupying the Frame, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
David Chandler
: Gatherings, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
David Matless
: At Ease, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
Frank Cottrell-Boyce: i-SPY, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
Ian Jeffrey: The Bath & West, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
Irenosen Okojie: Of Other Spaces, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
Tristram Hunt: Reality & Ritual in the Theatre of the Election, Merrie Albion monograph, 2017 (pdf)
Daniela Bär: Simon Roberts: Sight Sacralization, exhibition catalogue, 2016 (pdf)
Lavinia Brydon and Lavinia and Olu Jenzen: Pierdom by Simon Roberts, Necsus: European Journal of Media Studies, 2016 (link)
Miranda Gavin: New Vedute – Alternative Postcards of Italy, 2015 (pdf)
Flavio ScolloNew Vedute – Alternative Postcards from Rome, 2015 (pdf)
Karine Chambefort-KayWe English by Simon Roberts, ‘Banal Nationalism’ in Landscape? Journée d’études, 2015 (pdf)
Martin Caiger-Smith: Settlement, Landscapes of Innocence & Experience exhibition catalogue, Vevey Gallery, 2015 (pdf)
Miranda Gavin: The Last Moment, 2014 (pdf)
Francis Hodgson: Pierdom – A Kingdom by the Sea, Pierdom monograph, 2013 (pdf)
Ian JeffreyIn response to The Election Project, 2010 (pdf)
Greg Hobson: Simon Roberts’ work – The Election Project in context, The Election Project newspaper, 2010 (pdf)
Sean O’Hagan: The Election Project Public Gallery – an anthropology of ourselves?  The Election Project newspaper, 2010 (pdf)
Peter Wilby: How the election was won, The Election Project newspaper, 2010 (pdf)
Stephen Daniels: The English Outdoors, We English monograph, 2009 (pdf)
Simon Roberts: We English monograph commentary, 2009 (pdf)
Stephen Daniels, Ruth Kitchin and Simon RobertsIn-Conversation, National Media Museum, 2008 (pdf)
Alexandra Lennox: The influence and interplay of Simon Roberts’ Polyarnye Nochi and Russian cinema, 2008 (pdf)
Rosamund Bartlett: The Meaning of Motherland, Motherland monograph, 2007 (pdf)


Bob Books, ‘A Daily Sea – An interview with Simon Roberts’, July 2020 (link)
Martin Parr Foundation, ‘Sofa session with Martin Parr’, November 2019 (video)
My Modern Met, ‘Photographer Spends Winter in Near Darkness to Capture Russia’s Arctic Periphery’, October 2019 (link)
Photo London,
‘Theatre of the Real – An interview with Susanna Brown’, May 2018 (video)
Paris Photo,
 ‘Interview with Michael Kurcfeld’, March 2018 (video)
British Journal of Photography ‘Interview with Michael Grieve’, January 2018 (link / pdf)
Pictet Report, ‘Conversation about Urban Parks’, Winter 2017 (pdf)
Fondazione Studio Marangoni ‘Discussing Merrie Albion’, November 2017 (video)
A Small Voice
, ‘Podcast interview with Ben Smith’, December 2016 (audio)
Yale Centre for British Art, ‘Panel discussion on Photography & Britishness’, November 2016 (video)
, ‘A Q&A with Simon Roberts, Election Photographer’, April 2015 (link)
GUP Magazine, ‘Waiting for the picture: An interview with Simon Roberts’, March 2015 (link)
Photoworks, ‘Desert Island Pics’ with Stephen Bull, January 2015 (audio)
Kaunas Photo Festival, ‘We English audio slide show’, September 2014 (audio)
The Guardian, ‘My Best Shot,’ March 2013 (link)
BBC Radio 4, Interview on Front Row with Kirsty Lang, January 2013 (audio)
De Donkere Kamer, Interview with Lars Boering, September 2012 (video)
Landscape Stories, “Personal Map of England,” December 2011 (link)
Two Way Lens, “Interviews with contemporary photographers: Simon Roberts,” April 2011 (link)
Troika Editions, “1000 Words Collection- Simon Roberts discusses We English” January 2011 (video)
BBC News Online, “We English” April 2011 (audio slideshow)
The Daily Politics Show, Interview with BBC2, September 2010 (video)
Brighton Photo Fringe, “Simon Roberts on The Election Project,” September 2010 (video)
BBC News Online “The Election Project”, September 2010 (audio slideshow)
Lens Culture, “Visual Anthropology in Russia and England,” January 2010 (link)
The Online Photographer, “An Interview with Simon Roberts,” November 2009 (link)
Foto 8, “Simon Roberts on We English,” September 2009 (link)
Conscientious, “A conversation with Simon Roberts,” July 2007 (link)
Lens Culture, “Motherland by Simon Roberts,” June 2007 (audio)