University of Hertfordshire

Mr Matt MacPake

Photography Programme Leader

Matt MacPake

Mr Matt MacPake

Photography Programme Leader

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Overview

Matt joined the University of Hertfordshire in 2016 and is a member of the Contemporary Arts Practice group (CAP). Matt’s research examines place and community through documentary photography.

Matt’s most recent project “To & from the north Circular” was shortlisted for the Bar Tur awards at the The Photographers Gallery in 2015. From this project the portrait ‘Wilhelmena’ was exhibited on JCDeaux screens, across the UK, as part of the British Journal of Photography’s Portrait of Britain in 2016. The portrait of security guard John came fourth in 2015’s Portrait Salon and was exhibited in London and Tokyo.

Recently in early 2017 Matt released a new series of work entitled Cracker Packers aboutCarlisle’s iconic Carr’s biscuit factory that recently reopened after the second floods to fit Cumbria in ten years.

Matt is currently working on new projects in both London and the north of England & concentrating on making, To & from North Circular into his first photobook. 

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