Matt Keene

This other side to Florida

Exploring the Great Calusa Blueway in southwest Florida with Paddle Florida.

Made with seashells and salt spray by Matt Keene at Pallet House Pictures.

Our Silent Language

I still see shadows of her.

I walk out of a room and see her laying there, her head lifted up and a questioning look on her face. The tufts of golden brown and black hair on the side of her face are flattened from where her head was resting.

Despite unshakeable absence, her eyes still read me.

On the 2015-16 drawdown of the Rodman Pool

There are two significant relationships that have come to light during the most recent drawdown of the Rodman Pool on the Ocklawaha River in north central Florida.

Lost Springs Teaser

A short teaser highlighting the 2015-16 drawdown of the Rodman Pool and hinting at an upcoming environmental documentary and artist profile.

Paddle Florida: Dam to the Bay

The third video in a series for Paddle Florida, Paddle Florida: Dam to the Bay highlights their Ochlockonee River eco-adventure in Florida’s Panhandle. The video was filmed, edited and produced by Matt Keene.

Paddle Florida: Florida Keys Challenge

The second video in a series of videos for Paddle Florida, Paddle Florida: Florida Keys Challenge follows the company’s 88-mile eco-adventure through the Florida Keys.

River be dammed: Florida's Forgotten River

An examination of the Kirkpatrick (Rodman) Dam and its impacts on the Ocklawaha River in Florida. Produced for River be dammed, a multimedia project investigating the Ocklawaha River and its relationship with the Kirkpatrick Dam. Reported, filmed and edited by Matt Keene. See the full project at riverbedammed.org