My name is Matt MacPake, I was born in the North West of England, I graduated in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Photography at Blackpool & The Fylde College.
In 2015, I was shortlisted for the Bar Tur Photobook award at The Photographers Gallery for my project ‘To & from the North Circular’. The portrait of security guard 'John', came fourth in The Portrait Salon & was featured in the Guardian & BBC.
In recent years I have had work featured in The British Journal of Photography's Portrait of Britain, Palm Photo Prize, Reclaim Photography Festival, & Photo East Festival.
I have shown work in Berlin, San Francisco, Tokyo, Des Moines IA, Johannesburg, Krakow, London & Brighton.
I’m a photography lecturer with over 10 years’ experience & I am currently programme leader for the Ba (Hons) Photography course at University of Hertfordshire.
I am currently working on a number of different projects please take a look at my instagram account to keep up to date with new work.