Photo by Molly Giblin

Matthew Friedman is a photographer, filmmaker, and writer in the New York City area. He teaches US and digital history at Rutgers University, Newark. His research focuses on 20th century American sound cultures and avant-garde music. In addition to his scholarly work, he has worked as a journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Montreal Gazette, The National Post, Wired News, and InternetWeek. He is a member of the National Press Photographers Association.