Matt Black

Photographer • Magnum Photos
Last edited January 18, 2019

Matt is an award-winning photographer from California’s Central Valley. His work explores themes of migration, poverty and the environment. Recent photo essays have been published in The New Yorker, Mother Jones, and Vice Magazines. He was named Time Magazine's Instagram photographer of the year in 2014 and he is a contributor to the @everydayusa photographers’ collective. He has produced or collaborated on short films and multimedia pieces for, Orion Magazine, and The New Yorker. His most recent project “The Geography of Poverty” is a rich, in-depth, multimedia exploration of poverty in the US, profiling the lives of America's poor in over 70 cities.