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TÊTE À TÊTE  at Purdy Hicks Gallery.                                        Reopens on April 12, 2021 in accordance to government guidelines. 

Nominated for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award. March 2021

Purdy Hicks Gallery, London.  

TÊTE À TÊTE  solo exhibition by Diana Matar. 10 December 2020 - 16 January 2021. (Extended due to Covid restrictions) 

PhotoLondon Live. October  13th 2020 7pm BST.

Diana Matar in Conversation with Makeda Best Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums. You can watch the talk here. 

PhotoLondon Magazine

Diana Matar Issue 19 Autumn 2020

TÊTE À TÊTE in Granta 152: Still Life. July 30 2020.

SFMOMA, San Francisco USA . My America showing in American Geography curated by Sandra Philipps. September 2020. (Cancelled until further notice due to Covid 19) Group Exhibition.

Photo London May 13- 17 2020. Showing with Purdy Hicks Gallery. (Delayed until October 2020 due to Covid 19) 

Musee de la Photographie a Charleroi .

Diana Matar My America

EXTENDED to September 20,2020

Musee de la Photographie a Charleroi .

Diana Matar My America 

Solo Exhibition.

January 25th - May 10th 2020. 

Charleroi Belgium.

Museo  Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

Residency May -June  2019

Fuoriclassico Festival MANN 

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli 

Artist Talk and Presentation

Spaces Without Bodies

Diana Matar My America

May 2nd 2019.

Granta 146 The Politics of Feeling

American Orchard by Diana Matar

with an introduction by Max Houghton.

January, 2019.

Women in Focus ICP

Photography and Social Change

Diana Matar presenting My America  

Ned Hotel London. 

November 14 2018. 

Diana Matar Artist Talk 

Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago 

Now online.

Listen Here. 


The Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago

aquired 10 pieces from Evidence and Disapperance. 

May 2018 


The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

aquired 3 limited edition prints from Evidence. 

The acquistion was made possible 

 by a generous gift  from  

collector Charles Dee Mitchel.  


Hirsch Library 

at the The Museum of Fine Arts Houston 

aquired 1 of 10  limited edition artist books My America. 

The acquistion was made possible

by a generous gift from

Joan Morgenstern. 

April 2018.

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. 

Diana Matar: Lecture in Photography

Jan. 24 2018 6:00 pm. 

Stage Two, 618 S.Michigan Ave. Chicago lL 60605. 

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.  

Traversing the Past: Adam Golfer, Diana Matar Hrvoje Slovenc.

Jan. 18 - April 1, 2018 

ICP Museum New York

Panelist: Female Photographers Now

Oct. 25 2017 6:30PM

Firecrackers Female Photographers Now 

Thames and Hudson Publication Oct. 2017 

Imperial War Museum London

Panelist: Art, Justice and Terror 

With Edmund Clark, Fred Ritchin, and Diana Matar. 

June 17, 2017. 

Photo London Talks 

FT Weekend Presents:

This Violent Land

Diana Matar in conversation with Aaron Schumann

Friday 19 May 2017, 

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Somerset House, Strand, 

London UK. 

My America  awarded 

Ford Foundation Project Grant

December 2016

Purdy Hicks Gallery

Diana Matar 

Solo Exhibition 

London, United Kingdom

May 12th - June 6th 



Economist 1843 Magazine

The Financial Times

London Photography Diary

Fotofest Biennial 


Winter Street Studios

Houston, Texas, USA

March 12th - April 25th 2016


Unseen Eye

Photo London 

Showing with 

Purdy Hicks Gallery

May 19th - 22nd 2016  



Tate Modern Talk 

Photographing History 

In conversation with 

Simon Baker and Shoair Mavlian. 

Now online.

Paris Biennale of Contemporary 

Photography from the Arab World

Institut du Monde Arabe 
Paris, France.
10 November 2015 - 17 January 2016 

Paris Photo
Martyrs and Dictators 

New Works showing with
Purdy Hicks Gallery
Paris, France
12 - 15 November 2015 

Alwan Center for The Arts

Artist Talk

13 October 2015


16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10004

Rick Wester Fine Art 
Solo Exhibition Evidence 

Extended Date 

through 7 November 2015

Book Signing 17 September 6 - 8 pm
526 W 26th St #417,
New York, NY 10001

GoEun Museum of Photography
46 works from Evidence
showing in TWO MOONS
Busan, Korea
29 August - 25 November 2015

Artist Talk 30 August 2015

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen
Evidence showing in
Conflict Time Photography
Dresden, Germany.

31 July - 25 October 2015

Museum Folkswang

Evidence showing in
Conflict Time Photography 

10 April - 5 July 2015 

Essen Germany


Photographing History:

Hrair Sarkissian, Chloe

Dewe Mathews and Diana

Matar join curators Simon

Baker in conversation. 

February 16 2015 

You can here the talk Here

Arts Club London.

Diana Matar in conversation

with Simon Baker,

curator of photography

and international art

Tate Modern. 

January 8 2015.


Evidence in the exhibition


November 25 2014 -  March 15 2015

Purdy Hicks Gallery

November 27 2014

Book Launch 

with a talk by philosopher Devorah Baum

You can see the talk recorded here.


Book signing 

November 14 5pm

stand D/40 

Grand Palais. Paris


November 13 - 16  2014

Showing with

Purdy Hicks Gallery stand D 40 in the Grand Palais. 

November  2014

Monograph of Evidence 

published by

Schilt Publishing,


September  2014

Evidence awarded 

Arts Council England Grant for Individual Artists

Recent Reviews for Evidence:

Best Books of 2014 The New Yorker

Best Photography Books of 2014 The Telegraph

Best Photography Books of 2014 The Independent

Selected by Yumi Goto on PhotoBookStore

National Public Radio

The Culture Trip

Reviewed by Sean O'Hagan in the Guardian

Interview with Middle East Monitor

Tate Etc. Magazine Autumn digital issue

The Economist Get Addicted To

Summer and Autumn  2014 - New Acquisitions:

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Harry Ransom Center 

Michigan State University

The Charles Dee Mitchell Collection on Violence in the 21st Century.


7pm September 9th  2014.

Evidence: Photography and Political Disappearance 

Artist's Lecture at Michigan State University Library 


December  2013

Disappearance and Evidence featured in Ojodepez 35

September  2013 

Work published in Internazionale. 

April 2013 

Work published in the The New Yorker Magazine and

  New Yorker photo booth


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