Matthew Abbott...was born in Sydney in 1984. He studied International Photojournalism at the Danish School of Journalism in Copenhagen and has a Master of Arts from the University of Sydney. He photographs and writes regularly for The New York Times, and has received a number of awards for his work. His Black Summer earned him second place in the 2020 World Press Photo Spot News category. He is represented internationally by Panos Pictures in London, and is currently a member of the Australian Oculi Collective.