Podcast interview for The Standout Photographer


The Standout Photographer episode #23: Rob Hornstra on The Importance of Collaborating, Learning by Teaching, Renting Prints & Self Publishing. Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Overcast, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, or on your favourite podcast platform.

Interview: The Art of Politics at Breda Photo


I had the pleasure of joining Ed Kashi, Michal Iwanowski and Todd R Darling in the live talk show The Art of Politics, hosted by Jonathan Groubert during Breda Photo. The interview can be watched in its entirety via the link below.

The Europeans in GUP Magazine


Sixteen pages on our new project The Europeans in the latest issue of GUP Magazine, loaded with a great interview by Daniel Boetker-Smith plus visual reporting on The Europeans.

Join me on Instagram Live @aperturefnd


Join me tomorrow (Saturday) May 9th, 2020 at 8 pm (CET) / 2 pm (CDT) on Instagram Live for a conversation between Lesley A. Martin and me about photobooks and much more!

Interview in daily newspaper De Volkskrant (in Dutch)


Article by Merel Bem in Dutch daily newspaper De Volkskrant on the occasion of our virtual exhibition The Former Capital: Virtueel wandelen door een Litouwse galerie mét Zwarte Zee.

Interview Kauno Diena


Our first interview in connection with The Europeans was recently published on the website of local newspaper cum collaborative partner Kauna Diena.

Interview in Brazilian Revista Old


Extensive interview with the great magazine Revista Old. If you understand the next sentence, you are most likely able to read the full interview: Rob Hornstra é o entrevistado da OLD Nº 75. Conversamos com ele sobre sua trajetória, mudanças na fotografia documental e seu interesse pelas publicações fotográficas.

MA Photography & Society at KABK Royal Academy of Art The Hague


Article at British Journal of Photography about the brand new MA Photography & Society starting in September 2018 and lead by Lotte Sprengers, Donald Weber, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin and myself (with others soon to be added): “Understanding and taking responsibility for the impact that an image can have once it is released into the world is a central focus of the MA”.

Interview plus Sochi Singers on Allaccess


Interview and photo series Sochi Singers being featured on ALLACCESS-ONSTAGE, a digital platform focused on the visual side of music.

Article about Man Next Door in Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant


Article written by Mark Moorman in Dutch daily newspaper de Volkskrant: How the addicted neighbour of photographer Rob Hornstra became his subject.

Man Next Door on Vice Creators


Interview / article on Dutch VICE Creators: ‘In 2013 Kids dead body was found in a canal in Utrecht, but in the project Man Next Door he lives on with a wonderful message.’

Reportage about the exhibition opening on RTV Utrecht (Dutch)


RTV Utrecht made a report on the opening of my new exhibition Man Next Door and broadcast the report in the 6 pm. news. You can scroll a little forward, it is the last item in the broadcast.

Interview on Dutch radio about Man Next Door (Dutch)


Radio reporter Inge ter Schure came to Ondiep to talk about my new project Man Next Door. Beautiful item broadcasted in the VPRO radio program ‘Nooit Meer Slapen’.

New project Man Next Door in
AD Utrechts Nieuwsblad


Interview together with Kids sister Miep and his brother Reinier in the light of tomorrow’s book launch and exhibition opening Man Next Door at Centraal Museum in Utrecht.

Interview in local newspaper AD Tubantia


Currently the exhibition The Secret History of Khava Gaisanova and the North Caucasus is on display at the Rijksmuseum Twenthe as part of the Fotomanifestatie Enschede until 7 January 2018. In 2007, Khava’s husband Mukhazhir disappeared, like so many men in the North Caucasus disappear – kidnapped, arrested or simply executed and buried in anonymous graves. The Secret History of Khava Gaisanova paints a grim yet compelling picture of the North Caucasus. Last week local newspaper Tubantia published an interview in connection with this exhibition.

Gesprek radioprogramma
De Ochtend op Radio 1


Op maandagochtend 13 februari ben ik tussen 9:30 en 10:00 uur te gast bij het radioprogramma De Ochtend op Radio 1. Als u naar aanleiding van dit gesprek op de hoogte wilt blijven omtrent het aanstaande boek dat ik publiceer over mijn buurman, stuur dan een email naar studio@robhornstra.com. Ik neem contact met u op zodra er meer informatie beschikbaar is.

Interview on Russian Bleek Magazine

Фотограф, которому запретили въезд в Россию, рассказывает о том, что делает Путин, об опасностях издательства авангардных фотокниг «за свой счёт» и недооцененных книжных проектах

Interview on EFTI.tv

I was interviewed by EFTI.tv when I was in Madrid last February for the opening of the exhibition Empty land Promised land, Forbidden land. The interview is now also available online.

Interview on Belarusky Zhurnal in connection with exhibition Minsk

Роб Хорнстра привез на «Месяц фотографии в Минске» свой нашумевший «Проект Сочи» – «Атлас войны и туризма на Кавказе».

Article in Spanish El Pais

El fotógrafo holandés Rob Hornstra muestra su obra documental de cinco años sobre la posguerra en la república de Abjazia

Interview at PHOTOGRVPHY

​Interview at online PHOTOGRVPHY.com.

Interview in doc! Photo Magazine

​Interview and portfolio The Sochi Project in doc! Photo Magazine. Please click on the link below to read in ISSUU.

Interview in European Photography magazine

Cover and interview by Bill Kouwenhoven about five years Sochi Project, crowdfunding, self-publishing.


The Sochi Project in Polish Gazeta

Interview/article about The Sochi Project in connection with exhibition in Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw featured in Polish newspaper Gazeta

Interview on National Radio

Interview on Dutch National Radio 1 together with writer Arnold van Bruggen.

The Sochi Project on DNA Info 17.01.2014

​In connection with the exhibition opening at De Paul Art University an interview by Paul Biasco at DNA Info Chicago.

Interview on WBEZ Radio 17.01.2014

​In connection with the opening of The Sochi Project exhibition at De Paul Art Museum an interview by Nari Safavi on Chicago Radio program WBEZ’s Worldview Weekend Passport.

Interview on NPR 16.01.2014

Interview about The Sochi Project on National Public Radio (US) ‘Here and Now’.

Interview in Canadian La Presse 31.12.2013

Interview about The Sochi Project in Canadian La Press: ‘Sotchi: palmiers et misère dans une poudrière’.

Interview on Dutch Radio 23.12.2013

One hour interview on Dutch national radio. Looking back on the bilateral Dutch-Russian Friendship Year and The Sochi Project. Please follow the link to listen (in Dutch).

Interview in Parool 21.12.2013

Interview by Mark Moorman in dutch daily newspaper Het Parool: ‘Fotograaf Rob Hornstra (38) zat opeens in het midden van een diplomatieke storm. Een Moskouse tentoonstelling werd afgelast en een Russisch visum geweigerd. En hij werd ook nog eens vader, dus waar hebben we het eigenlijk over?’​

Interview on IdeasTap 15.12.2013

Interview by Tina Remiz on IdeasTap, a creative network: ‘Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen on the Sochi Project, about crowdfunding and working across different platforms…

Interview in Dutch magazine Zuiderlucht 07.12.2013

Interview by Edo Dijksterhuis for Dutch cultural magazine Zuiderlucht.

Interview in Welt Am Sonntag 10.11.2013

Interview about The Sochi Project in German Welt Am Sonntag.


Interview Russian Art Newspaper 01.11.2013

Please follow the link below to read an interview in the Art Newspaper Russia.


Rob at Dutch television 30.10.2013

​Please follow the link to view an interview with Rob and also a short impression of the exhibition at FoMu Antwerp.

Interview NRC Cultureel Supplement 30.10.2013

Interview / review about The Sochi Project and the overview exhibition in FoMu Antwerp.


Huffington Post reports on visa refusal 01.10.2013


Interview by Elizabeth Kiem: A Potemkin Village for an Olympic Home

Pauw & Witteman 30.09.2013


Together with Arnold van Bruggen in live talkshow Pauw & Witteman (Dutch)

Interview in Volkskrant V 30.09.2013


Extensive interview in Volkskrant V about The Sochi Project and visa problems.

Public Interview at Unseen 27.09.2013

On Friday eptember 27, 2013 at 17 PM I will be in a public interview hosted by Caroline von Courten at Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam. Please follow the link for more info and tickets.