ECCA Family Foundation supports DMJX students with major grants

For the second time, The ECCA Family Foundation and DMJX photojournalism call for grant applications that will enable the receivers to continue and publish projects made while studying at DMJX. In a world where the delicate balance between nature and humanity is at stake, the need for powerful storytelling has »

Benjamin Nørskov’s EPA Sweden moves on

In the spring 2018, Benjamin Nørskov started his EPA Sweden project. Now, six years later, he is still portraying the Swedish youth and their EPA tractors and he is currently presenting his eighth solo exhibition at Arbetets Museum, Norrköping, Sweden. Benjamin Nørskov started the EPA Sweden project during his 7th »

Nicoline Kjems-Krognos has won Kravlingprisen

Fourth term student Nicoline Kjems-Krognos has won Kravlingprisen with her project You Don’t See What I Feel. Nicoline Kjems-Krognos has won the Kravling Award with her project You Don’t See What I Feel. In the project she portrays five women, who are among the ten per cent of Danish women »

Mohamed Mahdy has won the III Mediterranean Prize Albert Camus

Mohamed Mahdy‘s project “Here, the Doors Don’t Know Me” has been awarded the III Mediterranean Prize Albert Camus. The Premi Mediterrani Albert Camus Incipiens is awarded every two years to an author with an emerging career whose research proposal and journalistic reflection (graphic, photographic or written) dialogue from their own prism with »

Book launch of a 25 years old BA-project

25 years ago, Casper Dalhoff made his final BA-project about the life at the Village Sølund, a residential facility for adults with a significant and permanently reduced level of physical and mental functioning.Tomorrow, Wednesday May 8, Casper Dalhoff will launch the book Normal with images from Sølund. After his graduation »

Thyland – new magazine by second term students

Thursday, May 2, our 11 Danish second term students launched their magazine Thyland with an exhibition and reception in the front hall at DMJX. Thyland is made during a four-weeks’ workshop at DMJX in the spring 2024. During the first week, the students researched their stories and had classes preparing »

Liv Latrica Habel has exhibited with Women Street Photographers in New York

Liv Latricia Habel was among the 85 photographers selected for the annually exhibition Women Street Photographers that was on show in New York, April 12-29, 2024. Founded in 2017 by Gulnara Lyabib Samoilova, Women Street Photographers is an online and in-person community providing support and amplifying the work of women »

Mikkel Hørlyck exhibits at Dokk 1

Former DMJX student Mikkel Hørlyck is exhibiting at Dokk1 in Aarhus from May 1 till May 14. A part of Mikkel Hørlyck’s exhibition Human Destinies on the Edge shows work that he made during his study at DMJX. Thursday, May 2, Mikkel Hørlyck will give a lecture at Dokk1. »

DMJX exhibition at Dokk1

The exhibition “Relations”, made by 11 fourth term students in the spring 2023, is on display at Dokk1 in Aarhus till May, 21. The ten exhibited stories have been made during a seven-weeks workshop in the spring 2023. The students have researched, worked in field for three weeks and finally »

15 students selected for our international programmes

We are happy to announce the names of the 15 international students who will study at Photo 1 and 2 in the fall 2024. Four of these have received a full scholarship from the ECCA Family Foundation. Photo 1 students, fall 2024Hassan Kamil (Sudan)Lara Habor (Germany)Anna Mensing (Germany)Minoo Hassanzadeh (Iran)Sil »

Nichlas Pollier in national televison

Nichlas Pollier was in Danish national television April, 23 together with Mads Nissen speaking about World Press Photo, Gaza, the role of photojournalism, and Nichlas’ reportage trip to the West Bank that he made during his 4th term in 2023. »

Anders Holst Pedersen’s BA-project in Politiken

Anders Holst Pedersen graduated in January 2024 with a story about the Danish Home Guard that can celebrate it’s 75 years anniversary this year.Sunday, March 31, Politiken published Anders’ story over five pages. »

Danish and international students created a group exhibition

The Danish second term students and the international Photo 1 students concluded their first six weeks of the spring term with a group exhibition in the front hall at DMJX. The exhibition shows the students’ individual short documentary stories. It opened Friday, March 8 and will be on show till »

Two DMJX students selected for FUTURES Nordic Talents 2024

Mathias Eis and Frederik Danielsen are among the five young talents selected from 90 applications for FUTURES Nordic Talents 2024 by the Copenhagen Photo Festival. Mathias Eis has been selected based on his project “Are we nearly there, yet”, exploring life at the 148 rest stops along the Danish highways. »