Matt Henry makes fictional narratives set in the Mid-century era. The narratives comprise a sequence of photographs staged across set-builds and dressed locations in the UK and USA.

Matt was born in 1978 and he lives and works in Brighton, United Kingdom.

Biography
Matt Henry makes fictional narratives set in the Mid-century era.
The narratives comprise a sequence of photographs staged across set-builds and dressed locations in the UK and USA.
Each is storyboarded and typically features a cast of actors styled and directed by the artist.

Matt’s interests include the Sixties as unresolved political flashpoint; the counterculture, psychedelics, social change, dream states and visions of utopia and dystopia as well as themes relating to race and gender.
Matt Henry grew up in North Wales and is now based in Brighton, England.
He studied BA Politics at the University of Nottingham and MA Photography at the University of Brighton.

Solo exhibitions
2018 Southern Gothic, Polka Galerie, Paris, France
2016 The Trip, Polka Galerie, Paris, France
2015 Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2014 Blue River Falls, One Eyed Jacks, Brighton, United Kingdom
2012 Sometime in the Never, One Eyed Jacks, Brighton, United Kingdom

Group exhibitions
2016 Bling Bling Baby!, Düsseldorf, Germany
2016 Gardening, Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016 Photo Noir, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, U.S.A.
2015 Format Evidence, Obscura Festival, Malaysia.
2015 Exposure, Format Festival, Derby, United Kingdom
2014 Open, The Centre for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, U.S.A.
2014 Mythopoesis, University of Brighton Masters’ Degree Show, Brighton, United Kingdom
2014 One Shot: One World, MOPLA, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
2012 Shanghai International Photography Festival, Shanghai, China
2011 Association of Photographers Awards, London, United Kingdom
2010 Fotox100, Fotografia Rome, Italy

Art fairs
2016 Unseen Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015 Format Evidence, Tbilisi Photo Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia
2014 Night Contact, Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton, United Kingdom
2012 Come Together, Photo Week, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

Publications:
Moving images

2018 Polka TV, France
2018 Polka TV, France
2016 BMFTV, France
2016 BMFTV(06:30 in), France.

Online
2019 Bird In Flight, Ukraine
2019 F5 Magazine, Poland
2019 Bird In Flight, Ukraine
2019 C41 Magazine, Italy
2019 GUP Magazine, The Netherlands.
2019 Metal Magazine, Spain
2018 Konbini, France
2018 C41 Magazine, Italy
2018 Graine de Photographe, France
2018 Artwort, Italy
2018 Plain Magazine, United Kingdom
2018 The Guardian, United Kingdom
2018 Cooph, Austria
2018 Hunger Magazine, United Kingdom
2018 Aesthetica Magazine, United Kingdom
2018 Creative Boom, United Kingdom
2017 US of America Magazine, United Kingdom
2017 Burn Magazine, U.S.A.
2017 The Guardian, United Kingdom
2017 Musee Magazine, U.S.A.
2017 Hunger Magazine, United Kingdom
2017 Fotopolis, Poland
2017 Lenscratch, U.S.A.
2017 Brighton Creatives, United Kingdom
2016 Cooph, Austria
2016 Fotoroom, Italy
2016 Mikeshake, France
2016 Independent, United Kingdom
2016 Dxi Magazine, Spain
2016 Amica Magazine, Italy
2016 VICE Netherlands, The Netherlands
2016 Marquise Magazine, France
2016 Hunger Magazine, United Kingdom
2016 Pop Up Magazine, France
2016 L’Oeil De La Photographie, France
2016 ActuPhoto, France
2016 Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany
2016 The Guardian, United Kingdom
2016 GUP Magazine, The Netherlands
2016 British Journal of Photography, United Kingdom
2016 Hunger Magazine, United Kingdom
2016 Photobilband.De, Germany
2016 Smithsonian Magazine, U.S.A.
2015 PDN Online, U.S.A.
2015 Slate Magazine, U.S.A.
2015 Der Spiegel, Germany
2015 Lodown Magazine, United Kingdom
2015 Lens Culture, The Netherlands
2015 Wales Online, United Kingdom
2015 Independent, United Kingdom
2015 Hunger magazine, United Kingdom
2015 Telegraph Culture Section, United Kingdom
2015 Milkshake, France
2015 High Snobiety, U.S.A.
2015 LBB Magazine, United Kingdom
2015 Konbini, U.S.A.
2015 It’s Nice That, United Kingdom
2015 BBC News: In Pictures, United Kingdom
2015 Fotografia Magazine, Italy
2014 British Journal of Photography, United Kingdom
2014 It’s Nice That, United Kingdom

Print
2019 Le Temps, Switzerland
2018 WU Magazine, Italy
2018 Aesthetica Magazine, United Kingdom
2018 Polka Magazine, France
2018 Digital SLR Photography, United Kingdom
2018 Digit!, Germany
2018 Photo Presse, Germany
2017 Gente di Fotografia, Italy
2017 Bling Bling Baby, Germany
2017 Professional Photography, United Kingdom
2016 Cactus Magazine, Italy
2016 Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany
2016 PDN, U.S.A.
2016 Polka Magazine #34, France
2016 PHOTO International, Germany
2016 Neue Züricher Zeitung, Germany
2016 Digit Magazine, Germany
2016 Polka Magazine #33, France
2016 America Journal 3/16, Germany
2016 Nürnberger Zeitung, Germany
2016 Professional Photographer, United Kingdom
2015 New Statesman, United Kingdom
2015 Photographie Magazine, Germany
2015 British Journal of Photography, United Kingdom
2015 Advanced Photographer #47, United Kingdom
2014 Printed Pages, United Kingdom
2014 Rangefinder: Vol. 63 #6, U.S.A.
2014 Blink #34, UK, Japan
2014 Aesthetica #59, United Kingdom

Collections:
Gilman and Gonzalez-Falla Collection, Musée de l’Elysée, Paris, France
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC, Australia