Tag: Matt Eich

  • Announcing the Winning Artists of the Creator Labs Photo Fund

    Announcing the Winning Artists of the Creator Labs Photo Fund This summer, Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs teamed up to launch a new initiative, the Creator Labs Photo Fund, aimed at providing financial support to photographers in the wake of COVID-19. Selected by Aperture’s editors, the twenty winning artists are recognized for their exceptional vision […]

  • Matt Eich’s The Seven Cities – AMERICAN SUBURB X

    Matt Eich’s The Seven Cities “Everything seems somehow familiar and distant at the same time. It is as if time has wedged us between the fever dream of summer and the insoluble gaslighting conjured up from what was believed to be a significantly flawed, but tolerable near past”

  • Photographer Matt Eich examines and celebrates his local roots in his book ‘The Seven Cities’ – The Virginian-Pilot – The Virginian-Pilot

    https://www.pilotonline.com/entertainment/books/vp-db-book-seven-cities-matt-eich-120620-20201206-samwcxp6jnahblykszjdbbv544-story.html Eich’s latest photography book, “The Seven Cities,” is a look at the places and people that make up Hampton Roads. It shows the variety that anyone can discover in an hour’s drive from an oyster roast in Suffolk to a Russian Orthodox Church service in Virginia Beach to an Amtrak bus station stop in […]

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Matt Eich’s Seasonal Blues

    https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/matt-eich-s-seasonal-blues/ A new exhibition of work by Matt Eich at jdc fine art draws from a year and a half of prolific image-making in an ongoing visual journal series titled, Seasonal Blues. This string of work links moments together like a never-ending chain. A selection of the work exists as limited-edition prints and many more appear […]

  • Matt Eich – Say Hello to Everybody, OK? « burn magazine

    Matt Eich – Say Hello to Everybody, OK? « burn magazine: In 2019-2020 I will be commuting from Charlottesville, Virginia to Washington, D.C. via train on a weekly basis. I also intend to walk the train line in intervals, photographing the scenes I encounter on its peripheries. I view the train line as an artery […]

  • Matt Eich: I Love You, I’m Leaving | LENSCRATCH

    [contentcards url=”http://lenscratch.com/2018/03/matt-eich-i-love-you-im-leaving/”] Matt Eich: I Love You, I’m Leaving | LENSCRATCH I often recall this verse by Elizabeth Jennings from her poem In Memory of Anyone Unknown to Me when I view images that cause my heart to ache, that force me to empathize and consider the threads that join together our collective stories. The images […]

  • Matt Eich – I Love You, I’m Leaving « burn magazine

    [contentcards url=”http://www.burnmagazine.org/epf-2017/2017/11/matt-eich-i-love-you-im-leaving/”] Matt Eich – I Love You, I’m Leaving « burn magazine My introduction to photography was in childhood, as my grandmother was dying of Alzheimer’s disease. The hopelessness of her plight triggered something within me, and when my grandfather handed me a camera, making photographs became a way of stabilizing the insecurity of […]

  • A Hidden American Anger

    A Hidden American Anger Just over a decade ago, Matt Eich started photographing rural Ohio. Largely inhabited by what is now known as the “Forgotten Class” of white, blue-collar workers, Eich found himself drawn to the proud but economically abandoned small towns of Appalachia

  • “I Feel Forgotten”: A Decade of Struggle in Rural Ohio – The New Yorker

    “I Feel Forgotten”: A Decade of Struggle in Rural Ohio Long before Trump began appealing to rural white America, the photographer Matt Eich spent years listening to what people who feel forgotten have to say.

  • I spent 10 years photographing Appalachia – Vantage – Medium

    I spent 10 years photographing Appalachia – Vantage – Medium Matt Eich: More than a decade ago, I arrived broken hearted in the Appalachian region of southeast Ohio. I was fascinated by the haunting hills, the winding roads, and found myself photographing everything: the smokey bars, the strip mines and in the homes of these […]

  • The Sellers Way: Lessons on Life, Love, and Connectedness | PROOF

    The Sellers Way: Lessons on Life, Love, and Connectedness Matt Eich: One day, while wandering a small village in southeastern Ohio, I stumbled on a rugged-looking man and his two sons cleaning up muddy dirt bikes at a car wash. Most of the folks I had encountered up until this point were incredibly distrustful of […]

  • Getty Images Announces 2015 Grant Winners – The New York Times

    Getty Images Announces 2015 Grant Winners Matt Eich, 29, received his second Getty grant for his project on poverty, heroin, and the oil and gas industries in southeastern Ohio. It is a continuation of his work from 2006 to 2012 in the area and will be published in the book “Carry Me Ohio” by Sturm […]

  • Matt Eich: The States Project: Virginia | LENSCRATCH

    Matt Eich: The States Project: Virginia His photographs are made with an abundance of affection, curiosity, and integrity, no matter where he is or who he is photographing.

  • Could Crowdfunding Save Photojournalism? | American Photo

    Could Crowdfunding Save Photojournalism? A startup called Viewfind is trying to change all that. A newly launched Kickstarter from the company is trying to raise $25,000 to produce five long-term documentary projects from Sara Naomi Lewkowicz, Ruddy Roye, Beth Nakamura, Benjamin Lowy and Matt Eich.

  • See How One Photographer Uses Instagram to Bring a Community Together | TIME

    See How One Photographer Uses Instagram to Bring a Community Together Photographer Matt Eich’s long-term project in Greenwood, Miss., uses Instagram to forge understanding between divided communities

  • matt eich – sin and salvation in baptist town | burn magazine

    matt eich – sin and salvation in baptist town After years of making documentary images, I have grown frustrated with what photography is, and more interested in what it could be. I started making 6×7 images, a mixture of landscapes, documentary photographs, and most importantly, collaborative portraits. In this work I begin to blend these […]

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    Matt Eich: The Invisible Yoke Matt Eich is a young American with a passion for photographing the people of the land that he calls home. Having recently exhibited his series, The Invisible Yoke, in New York, Alia Thomas caught up with him to find out more about photographing the American Condition.  

  • A Look Inside the Gritty World of Alligator Hunting in Louisiana

    Link: A Look Inside the Gritty World of Alligator Hunting in Louisiana – Feature Shoot Virginian photographer Matt Eich examines the world of Louisiana “gator country,” capturing those who hunt, farm, and live off of the scaly, prehistoric creatures of the deep South

  • Matt Eich’s Photographs of Greenwood, Fifty Years After Danny Lyon’s Civil-Rights Pictures

    Link: Slide Show: Matt Eich’s Photographs of Greenwood, Fifty Years After Danny Lyon’s Civil-Rights Pictures : The New Yorker Last week, the Virginia-based photographer Matt Eich hosted The New Yorker’s Instagram feed from Greenwood, Mississippi, which he has been documenting for the past several years, for a project about the town’s race and class disparity.

  • matt eich – fear & self loathing in america

    Link: matt eich – fear & self loathing in america | burn magazine My generation lives in a constantly changing world, swept down a river of information with our eyes to the future and a shrinking awareness of the past.