Participant Profile

Matthew Covey

United States
New York
New York

Matthew Covey is the co-founder and executive director of Tamizdat, a nonprofit with the mission of facilitating international cultural exchange. He has presented and chaired panels on artist mobility issues at numerous conferences, including SXSW, WOMEX, Folk Alliance, APAP, and many others. In 2015 he launched Tamizdat’s affiliated law firm, CoveyLaw, which has quickly become the U.S.’s leading authority and advocate for arts immigration.

Matthew is admitted to the New York Bar, and is also president of Howard Zinn’s Voices of a People’s History of the United States.