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PRESS

Tender Photos of Colombia’s Beauty Amidst Times of Strife
Vice, September 30, 2017

East Bay photographer’s new book captures beauty and humanity in Colombia
KALW Crosscurrents, July 18, 2017

This Week in Photography Books: Matthew O’Brien
A PhotoEditor, June 23, 2017

Beyond War and Narcos: Polaroid Pics and a Different Vision of Colombia
Petapixel, May 25, 2017

A Portrait of Colombia in 26 Gorgeous Polaroids: Matthew O’Brien’s “No Dar Papaya” will make you forget “Narcos” in no time
Mother Jones, May 3, 2017

Colombia defies stereotypes in Matt O’Brien’s photographs
San Francisco Examiner, April 27, 2017

Berkeley photographer Matthew O’Brien: A focus on beauty
Berkeleyside, April 21, 2017

Colombian snapshots: Polaroids from across the country – in pictures
The Guardian, July 25, 2016

Polaroid photos of Colombia that show a side of the country we don’t normally see
Business Insider, July 5, 2016

A Polaroid View of Colombia
The Atlantic City Lab, June 26, 2016

Capturing the Beauty of Colombia With a Polaroid Camera
Slate, June 9, 2016

No Dar Papaya: Colombia in Polaroids by Matthew James O’Brien
Art Daily, April 5, 2016

Beyond the headlines is a beautiful and vibrant Colombia
The Washington Post, November 13, 2015

If Somebody Leaves a Papaya, You Better Grab It
Medium, November 5, 2015

Vintage Polaroid photos lend a grainy charm to Colombia that’s ignored by shows like ‘Narcos’
Fusion, November 9, 2015

Matt O’Brien No Dar Papaya
All About Photo, November 4, 2015

No Dar Papaya: A Documentary of Colombia on Polaroids
The Phoblographer, October 29, 2015

Matthew O’Brien: No Dar Papaya
Lenscratch, October 9, 2015

Interview: Photographer Matt O’Brien on Colombia, art and his new book
The Daily Californian, October 9, 2015

No Dar Papaya – Capturing the Beauty of Colombia in Polaroid
Fulbright, October 2015

Un libro de fotografías que fue producto de un ‘papayazo’
Arteria, February/March 2015

Colombia Snapped Up! A new book brings beauty and diversity in an instant…
The Bogota Post, February 11, 2015

Colombia in Polaroid
Revista Arcadia, January 19, 2015

El libro que retrata la belleza y cotidianidad colombiana
El Tiempo, December 30, 2014

La Colombia de Matthew O’Brien
El Espectador, December 29, 2014

190 fotografías para ver a Colombia desde lo cotidiano y lo bello
El Tiempo, December 9, 2014

Matt O’Brien, “No Dar Papaya”
Fototazo, October 25, 2013

Television

Mañanas con Uno
Canal Uno, December 19, 2014

Primer Café
Canal Capital, October 21, 2014

Código
Noticiero Caracol, October 28, 2014