We are happy to announce that Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker and Louise Herrche Serup won the ECCA-DMJX Photojournalism Award for their BA-project You Still Don’t Know My Name.
Four BA/Diploma projects were nominated for the very first ECCA-DMJX Photojournalism Award made in co-operation between ECCA Family Foundation and DMJX Photojournalism. The purpose of the new award is to help the graduating students disseminate their completed BA/Diploma Projects and DMJX photojournalism students, who have graduated within the past two years, have been able to apply for the grant.
Four nominated projects were:
Mikkel Hørlyck with No Man’s Land
Fares Zaitoon with Stranger Tourist
Manuel Seoane with Panoramics of Disaster
Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker and Louise Herrche Serup with You Still Don’t Know My Name
Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker and Louise Herrche Serup received the main award worth Danish Kroner 103,000. The three honorable mentions received an award of Danish Kroner 27,000 each. The money are to be spent on the projects in order to get them published, exhibited or the like.
The jury consisted of Deepti Asthana, from India, who is an alumnus of the international photojournalism programme, and the Armenian photographer, Anush Babajanyan. Additionally, Christian Algot Enevoldsen, Søren Pagter and Mads Greve, who is also a lecturer on the photojournalism programme, are also part of the selection process.