Okazaki (b. Oakland, California) is currently
based out of Boston, Massachusetts.
His work investigates the dynamics of power, collective memory, and cultural identity in spaces of ambiguous ownership and authorship.
In addition to his personal work, Matthew runs his own design consulting firm, Field Office, and is principal of Architecture for Public Benefit, an architecture firm serving mission-driven organizations in the local Boston area.
Matthew is a Lecturer in Fine Arts at Brandeis University, where he teaches architecture and design studios. He has previously taught at Northeastern University and Tufts University.