Simon Roberts is a visual artist based in the UK. Widely recognized for his large-format, tableaux photographs of the British landscape, his practice also encompasses video, text and installation work, which together, interrogate notions of identity and belonging, and the complex relationship between history, place and culture.
His work has been exhibited widely and resides in major public and private collections, including the George Eastman House, Deutsche Börse Art Collection and Victoria & Albert Museum. His photographs have been featured in a wide variety of online and print publications, including the New Yorker, National Geographic, ArtForum, and Wallpaper. Roberts has received awards such as an Honorary Fellowship to the Royal Photographic Society, the Vic Odden Award and grants from Arts Council England and the John Kobal Foundation. In addition, Simon Roberts is the author of several critically acclaimed monographs including Motherland (2007), We English (2009), Pierdom (2013) and Merrie Albion – Landscape Studies of a Small Island (2017).