Above: Lisa Krantz presenting at Documentary Matters, December 2019. Below: Photo by Rania Matar, Mia and Jun, Allston, Massachusetts, presented at Doc Matters Virtual, June 3, 2020.
Documentary Matters began in 2016 as an in-person meeting in Belmont, Massachusetts (a suburb of of Boston) with photographers and the public interested in documentary photography. Since its founding, our co-sponsor has been Digital Silver Imaging of Belmont, Mass.
In April 2020, with the onset of the pandemic, Documentary Matters went virtual and was renamed to Doc Matters Virtual. Our meetings now reach a global audience and draw on a photographers from all parts of the world to present their work and foster discussion. Presenters have included internationally renowned photographers such as Ed Kashi, Susan Meiselas, Rania Matar, and Barbara Davidson as well as photographers local to the Boston area.
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