Matthew Fisher is principal and founder of Night Kitchen Interactive, where he has produced interpretative and educational experiences for arts, cultural heritage, and science organizations since 1997. Matthew is passionate about the transformative power of interactive storytelling and participatory engagement and speaks on these topics at museum conferences and universities regularly. In 2012 he completed a chapter entitled Online Dialogue and Cultural Practice: A Conversation for the book Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World published by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage. He has authored several papers and presentations, including co-authoring a paper for Museums and the Web 2013 entitled Rousing the Mobile Herd: Apps that Encourage Real Space Engagement, a topic that he continues to research. See Papers, Workshops, & Presentations for a complete list.
Before starting Night Kitchen, Matthew studied film at Vassar College and worked in radio and recording label management for several years. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and child and their cat Lucha.