Biography: Matthew Teo

MatthewMatthew Teo is a visual artist based in Singapore. He graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 2007 with a Diploma in Visual Communications (Photography) with Distinction in Digital Photography. He won Best of Show in 2007 from Hasselblad and was the youngest photographer selected to show as part of Month of Photography 2007 in Singapore.

Matthew’s practice revolves around a negotiation of the self around friends, family and different social situations, and how we portray ourselves differently when we are put in different contexts. He uses himself as a pivot point to reflect, with a no-holds-barred perspective, what most people experience in everyday life. By investigating the complexities and intricacies that surround art and life, he hopes to make autobiographical photos of disclosure.