Cooperative of Photography


Lost America

18.03.2019

Matthew Portch was born and raised in Bristol, England. Growing up he was influenced by American television. The series, “Lost America,” explores what Matthew describes as a sense of, “on-pause.” He explores the towns and rural suburbs of the United States. A feeling of absence runs through the imagery. He states, “My creative vision is to capture a calm and melancholic disposition in the landscape and create a scene of discernible simplicity to evoke an emotional and response from within.”

House by the Cane Fields, Louisiana

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Picnic Stands, White Sands #1

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66 Drive-in, Missouri

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Chevy with Flames, California

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Payphone, New Mexico

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Hoop by the Sea, California

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Empty Pool, California

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The Wall Frame, Arizona

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Check out Matthew's website here.


Written by Rowynn Dumont


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