Matthew Abbott is a photojournalist widely recognised for capturing social and environmental stories of contemporary suburban and regional Australia.

Matthew is interested in intimate storytelling, shining a light on quiet moments that usually go unseen. He believes that storytelling works best when it comes from a close connection to his subjects.

Matthew is a regular contributor to The New York Times and other international media. His work has been recognised through a number of prestigious awards and in 2019, Abbott won the inaugural 2019 Rust Belt Biennale.

He is represented internationally by Panos Pictures in London and is a current member of the Oculi collective, Australia’s leading co-operative of visual storytellers.