Horizonte, ‘Curtain up for dreamland!, March 2024, Hochstrasser, Judith. (link)
Loeil de la Photographie,
 ‘Simon Roberts : A holiday feeling’, September 2023, Stopin, Raphaelle. (link)
British Journal of Photography, ‘Beyond the white cube’, September 2023, Kelly, Phillipa. (pdf)
1000 Words,’Fotografia Europea 2023 Top three festival highlights’, June 2023, Clark, Tim. (link)
FT Weekend Magazine, ‘Gallery’, June 2023, Lustig, Josh. (pdf)
The Guardian, ‘Kiss fans, Poundland and Grenfell Tower: modern Britain – in pictures’, May 2023 (link)
Art UK, ‘Ten artists to follow on Instagram in 2022’, January 2022, Figes, Lydia. (link)
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.


Gerry Badger: Another Country (pub: Thames&Hudson), contributing essay, 2022 (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)
Simon Kuper: Spectator Sport, FT Weekend Magazine, 2012 (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)


The Land Behind, ‘Simon Roberts: Landscape Art as Social Commentary’, 2023 (podcast)
Channel 4 News
, ‘New interactive photography exhibition opens in Chester’, 2023 (video)
Flowers Gallery, ‘Introducing Beneath The Pilgrim Moon’, 2022 (video)
In Conversation, Flowers Gallery
‘Melanie Vandenbrouck, Susanna Brown & Simon Roberts discuss Beneath The Pilgrim Moon’, 2022 (audio)
Centre Photographique Rouen
, ‘Simon Roberts discusses his artist residency in Normandy’, 2021 (video
Bob Books
, ‘A Daily Sea – An interview with Simon Roberts’, 2020 (link)
Martin Parr Foundation, ‘Sofa session with Martin Parr’, 2019 (video)
My Modern Met, ‘Photographer Spends Winter in Near Darkness to Capture Russia’s Arctic Periphery’, 2019 (link)
Photo London,
‘Theatre of the Real – An interview with Susanna Brown’, 2018 (video)
Paris Photo,
‘Interview with Michael Kurcfeld’, 2018 (video)
British Journal of Photography ‘Interview with Michael Grieve’, 2018 (link / pdf)
Pictet Report, ‘Conversation about Urban Parks’, 2017 (pdf)
Fondazione Studio Marangoni ‘Discussing Merrie Albion’, 2017 (video)
A Small Voice
, ‘Podcast interview with Ben Smith’, 2016 (audio)
Yale Centre for British Art, ‘Panel discussion on Photography & Britishness’, 2016 (video)
, ‘A Q&A with Simon Roberts, Election Photographer’, 2015 (link)
GUP Magazine, ‘Waiting for the picture: An interview with Simon Roberts’, 2015 (link)
Photoworks, ‘Desert Island Pics’ with Stephen Bull, 2015 (audio)
Kaunas Photo Festival, ‘We English audio slide show’, 2014 (audio)
The Guardian, ‘My Best Shot,’ 2013 (link)
BBC Radio 4, Interview on Front Row with Kirsty Lang, 2013 (audio)
De Donkere Kamer, Interview with Lars Boering, 2012 (video)
Landscape Stories, ‘Personal Map of England,’ 2011 (link)
Two Way Lens, ‘Interviews with contemporary photographers: Simon Roberts,’ 2011 (link)
Troika Editions, ‘1000 Words Collection- Simon Roberts discusses We English,’ 2011 (video)
BBC News Online, ‘We English’ 2011 (audio slideshow)
The Daily Politics Show, ‘Remebering the 2010 General Election,’ 2010 (video)
Brighton Photo Fringe, ‘Simon Roberts on The Election Project,’ 2010 (video)
BBC News Online “The Election Project”, 2010 (audio slideshow)
Lens Culture, ‘Visual Anthropology in Russia and England,’ 2010 (link)
Host Gallery, ‘Discussing the Election Project,’ 2009 (link)
The Online Photographer, ‘An Interview with Simon Roberts,’ 2009 (link)
Conscientious, ‘A conversation with Simon Roberts,’ 2007 (link)
Lens Culture, ‘Motherland by Simon Roberts,’ 2007 (audio)


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)