Matthew Leifheit, a Brooklyn-based photographer, is founder and editor of MATTE Magazine, a journal of emerging photography. He was formerly Photo Editor of Vice Magazine, and has also written on art and photography for Time and Aperture.

Leifheit's work in photography and publishing has been exhibited internationally and is held in public collections including the International Center of Photography, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art Library, and Yale's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. His photographs have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Vice, and the Yale Daily News.

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