Kodak brand Brownie Holiday Flash camera; Dakon plastic lens with rotary shutter; molded brown and tan Bakelite body; three metal sockets on right side of the camera body meant for mounting flash bulb; braided cord carrying strap.

Matthew Lorenz

Audiovisual Operations Manager

As audiovisual operations manager at the Science History Institute, Matt serves the dual roles of audiovisual manager for all conference center events as well as videographer and editor supporting the creative work of the Institute’s Distillations team.

Matt previously worked as the chief projectionist at the Franklin Institute’s Tuttleman IMAX Theater. For the past 20 years he has performed and produced sound and video designs for stage plays and performance art within the Philadelphia theater community. Matt received a degree in performing arts from Temple University and for the past 10 years has served as co-artistic director of Found Theater Company.

Featured image from our digital collections:
Kodak Brownie Holiday Flash Camera, 1954–1962.