Matt Black


upcoming
September 12 – October 19, 2014
"From Clouds to Dust," Anastasia Photo, New York.
October 3 – October 6, 2014
Lime Kiln Documentary Workshop, Fresno, CA.
October 23 – October 27, 2014
Medium Festival of Photography, San Diego, CA.
October 30, 2014
Lecture, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA.
recent news & publications
09/23/2014
Bag News: "California’s Dust Bowl" show
09/22/2014
The New Yorker: "The Dry Land" show
09/02/2014
Instagram features The Geography of Poverty: show
08/01/2014
South Korea Photography Monthly: “Eyes of the World:” show
07/19/2014
Foundry Photojournalism Workshops, Antigua, Guatemala: show
06/15/2014
The Kingdom of Dust on National Geographic: show
06/14/2014
Open Society Foundations' Instagram Feed: show
05/24/2014
Harvest of Shadows screens at Mountainfilm in Telluride, CO: show
04/25/2014
Time LightBox features The Geography of Poverty: show
03/01/2014
Ojo de Pez publishes The Kingdom of Dust: show
03/01/2014
The Documentary Project Fund supports project on California’s drought: show
01/12/2014
Harvest of Shadows screens at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, CA. show
12/12/2013
Harvest of Shadows, a documentary short, is released by MSNBC.COM show
09/13/2013
The New Yorker's Photo Booth Blog features The People of Clouds. show
09/01/2013
The Black Okies is published in BOOM A Journal of California show
07/17/2013
Southern California's KPCC public radio profiles The Kingdom of Dust on AudioVision. show
06/01/2013
Six images from The Black Okies are exhibited as part of Photoville's "The Fence" in Brooklyn Bridge Park. show
05/25/2013
After the Fall is screened and exhibited at Mountainfilm in Telluride, CO. show
05/22/2013
Seven images from The People of Clouds are exhibited as part of San Diego's Museum of Outdoor Photography. show
05/01/2013
Featured on the May cover of the French Journal Revue Z: show
04/27/2013
Matt discussed his work at the conference "Collaborations for Cause" in Portland, Oregon: show
02/28/2013
Matt presents his work as part of the San Francisco Art Institutes's Docuphoto Series: show
01/19/2013
Matt is interviewed by British Amateur Photographer Magazine: show
12/6/2012
Esquire Russia features a gallery of Matt's work from the Central Valley: show
11/2/2012
Orion Magazine issues Matt's talk "Landscape and Loss" as an audio download: show
10/22/2012
The Boston Globe's Big Picture features After the Fall: show
10/9/2012
The Alexia Foundation publishes an interview with Matt on their website: show
10/8/2012
After the Fall is featured on the New York Times' Lens Blog: show
10/3/2012
Matt contributes to Time Lightbox's tribute to 25 years of the Eddie Adams workshop: show
08/23/2012
After the Fall, a documentary short, is released in collaboration with Orion Magazine and Daylight Multimedia: show
08/23/2012
After the Fall is published in Orion Magazine: show
04/4/2012
Two images from Matt's Cal-20 project are chosen to appear online for American Photography 28: show
11/19/2011
The People of Clouds project is shown at the Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Cambodia: show
10/1/2011
Cal-20, an extended essay on America's poorest congressional district, is published in Boom: A Journal of California: show
10/1/2011
A portfolio from rural California is published in the magazine Private: International Review of Photographs: show
08/23/2011
A new segment of The People of Clouds project receives Kickstarter funding: watch video
08/19/2011
A portfolio from The People of Clouds is published in Fraction Magazine: show
06/24/11
A story on The People of Clouds is posted on National Public Radio's The Picture Show: show
06/16/11
Matt's work is published on the The New York Times Lens Blog: show
05/16/11
Matt is featured on the Dutch website 500 Photographers: show
03/01/11
A portfolio from The Kingdom of Dust is published in PHOTO magazine: show
03/01/11
Matt's story on water cutbacks in rural California is published in Orion Magazine: show
03/01/11
Matt’s image is on the cover of the first issue of Boom, a new journal exploring California, published by UC Press: show