Two DMJX students have received The Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant

DMJX alumni Alexandra Corcode and Sahl Abdelrahman have each been awarded with The Ian Perry Photojournalism Grant. All the grant winners are presented online in The Guardian.

Yasmine, 10 years old, has been working in collecting cotton since she was 6 years old to help her family because her father is unable to work due to some health problems in his feet – Fayoum, Egypt 2022. Image from the story Photo: Sahl Abdelrahman

Sahl Abdelrahman received The Ian Perry Photojournalism Grant based on his story about kids working in the agricultural sector in Fayoum, Egypt. Sahl started the project as his final project during the DEDI, The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative and DMJX Photojournalism educational programme that ran in 2021 and 2022.

Alexandra Corcode received her grant based on a story about Susana and Victor Pușcaș, an elderly couple living in a small village in Bistrița-Năsăud county, Romania. Alexandra graduated the DMJX Photo 1 programme in the spring 2023. The project is not made during her study at DMJX.