Exhibition/Installation design


Theo Simpson’s collective works reflect on mythical themes relating to landscape and industrial heritage, investigating the instability of the post-industrial landscape and its cultural and physical borders, through the examination of materials, ruins, objects and experiences encountered and created.

Public Collections

Tate Artists' Book Library, London, UK
V&A National Art Library, London, UK
Royal Institute of British Architects, London, UK
Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
London College of Communications, London, UK
The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
National Library of Australia


Shooting Space: Architecture in Contemporary Photography, Phaidon. (2014)
The Photobook: A History Vol III, Phaidon. (2014)
Four Versions of Three Routes, Photoworks. (2012)
On Instruments for Engagement, Archizines, Bedford Press. (2011)

Talks / Lectures

In conversation with Sean O'Hagan, Webber Gallery – Mar 2017
How the north of England can be conceived and encoded, Fieldwork symposium, Preston – Nov 2016
North as Genre, Northern Light conference, SIA, Sheffield – Jul 2016

Selected – Exhibitions

A Green and Pleasant Land, group show, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne– Sep 2017
the land of the day before, solo show, Webber Gallery, London – Feb 2017
Of the Parts, Of the Hole, solo show, RBA Gallery, London – Nov 2015
GLUMBA SKZX, group show, Ex Elettrofonica, Rome, Italy – Jan – Mar 2015
Six Works, solo show, Galerie 52, Essen, Germany – Dec 2014

Selected – Press

FOAM Paul Huf Award Nominee – 2017
Joseph Curates, Perspectives – Interview – July 2017
Real Review, Issue 4 – Capital, sex and territory – a photo-essay on rent – Jun 2017
TRUE photo journal, Issue 4 – Vanden Plas – May 2017
The Eye of Photography – Best of PhotoLondon 2017 – May 2017
Der Greif, Para-Phrase – Specials – Apr 2017
AnOther magazine, interview – Jan 2017
The Plantation Journal, interview – Jan 2017
British Journal of Photography, interview – Feb 2017
Undergrounding, MAS Context journal – issue 28 – Jun 2016
Shooting Space: Architecture in Contemporary Photography, Phaidon – Sep 2014
Platform 2014 – special mention, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland – 24th – 26th Jan 2014