Matt Black’s ‘moral’ photography of America’s sprawling poverty

By Brennavan Sritharan

“It’s a very simple idea: to say no, this is not isolated, it’s literally everywhere and it’s something we all need to address squarely,” says Matt Black.

For newly appointed Magnum nominee Black, photography is as much an exercise in morality as it is one in aesthetics and artistry.

That high-minded idea has been put, steadily and consistently into practice, evidenced by the two decades he’s spent exploring the rural United States, meeting communities that have been excluded and neglected.

His work caught the attention of Magnum Photos, who named him as a Magnum Nominee this year alongside Carolyn Drake, …read more

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