Shirin Abedi has received the Felix Schöller Newcomer Award

Shirin Abedi has won the Felix Schöller Newcomer Award for her project “May I Have This Dance?” Her project is exhibited till 6th of march 2022 in the Museum for Cultural History in The Museumsquartier Osnabrück. Shirin Abedi started the story as her final Photo Story during her Photo 1 »

Announcing the 12 participants for upcoming photojournalism programme in Cairo

We’re happy to announce that we have selected the 12 photographers, who will participate in the Language of Photojournalism Programme in Cairo. The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) and DMJX Photojournalism will run a series of four workshops at DEDI in Cairo. The workshops will be conducted by DMJX teachers Gitte »

Salih Basheer receives the 2021 W. Eugene Smith Student Grant

The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund has announced this year’s grant recipients and DMJX student Salih Baheer has received the $5,000 Eugene Smith Student grant for his project “22 Days in Between”. “22 Days in Between” is a narrative journey looking back at the loss of Salih Basheer’s parents and »

Bernhard Poscher selected for Vilnius Photo Circle

Bernhard Poscher‘s project “Sad Socrates and Happy Pigs” has been selected for the photographers’ festival “Vilnius Photo Circle”. “Sad Socrates and Happy Pigs” is among the 11 projects that were selected for “The Circle of Life” contest for the festival. Bernhard Poscher particioated in the festival on the 2nd of »

Two DMJX projects have been exhibited in Skotland

Mikkel Hørlyck‘s story “A Life Worth Dying For” and Terje Abusdal‘s “Slash and Brun” have been exhibited at Eden Court in Inverness, Scotland from Sep 4 – Oct 2 during FLOW Photofest. Mikkel Hørlyck started the story “A Life Worth Dying For” during his internship at Politiken and continued to »

DMJX students on World Press Photo tour

Thursday the 23rd September, Photo I and third term students went to Copenhagen together with their teachers to participate in lectures and watch the World Press Photo exhibition at Politiken. »

Danish Picture of the Year screened onto DMJX campus

Tuesday the 21st of September, Pixlart Gallery and The Danish Press Photographers Association had organized an event, where they presented the Danish Picture of the Year 2020 by screening the winning images and videos onto the DMJX campus. »

Johanne Teglgård has two exhibitions at Godsbanen

Seventh term student Johanne Teglgård is currently showing two different exhibitions at the cultural center Godsbanen in Aarhus. The project “Past Time Present Future’ is a collaborative project made between Frei Ask Carøe and Johanne Teglgård. Since 2018, Johanne has portrayed Frei in various settings, for instance for her First »

Students receive grants in memory of press photographer Axel Schütt

Three third term students have received two grants created in the memory of the late press photographer, Axel Schütt. Hannah Almstrup and Esther Kofoed received one grant to work on a mutual project about abortion on the Faroe Islands. Stine Schjøtler received the other grant to work on a story »

Rikke Mathiasen’s story “Spine” in Washington Post

During a second term assignment in the spring 2020, Rikke Mathiasen made the personal project “Spine” about how the disease scoliosis impacts her life. A picture editor at Washington Post saw the project on DMJX Photojournalism’s Instagram and now Rikke’s story has been published on the newspaper’s Insight blog. »

DMJX students created portrait exhibition at Dokk1

During two workshop days, 15 DMJX students created the exhibition “Aarhus Portraits” at the public library, Dokk1 in Aarhus. The 10 international and 5 Danish students met at Dokk1 Thursday the 2nd of September. During this day, the 15 students went out into the streets of Aarhus to meet and »

Welcome lecture with Benjamin Nørskov

All students are back at DMJX – and Tuesday the 31st August Benjamin Nørskov held the welcome lecture for around 50 students from 1st, 3rd, 7th and international semesters. »

Open Call for a new series of workshops in Cairo

The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) and DMJX Photojournalism invite photographers and photojournalists from all over Egypt to apply for the educational programme “The Language of Photojournalism”.The application is open to young, Egyptian photographers below 35 years.Application deadline is the 13th of September. This series of four workshops will be conducted »

Shirin Abedi exhibited at Next! Festival of Junge Photoszene

Shirin Abedi exhibited her project “May I have this Dance?” as part of Next! Festival of Junge Photoszene at the Forum für Fotografie in Cologne from the 18th till 22nd of August. Shirin Abedi has also been nominated for the German Felix Schöller Award with her project. »

Salih Basheer win The Everyday Projects Grant

Salih Basheer is one of the first two winners ever of The Everyday Projects Grant. Salih Basheer won the Everyday Project Grant based on his personal project “22 days in Between”, which he made during his study at DMJX in the spring 2021. Salih was a scholarship student at DMJX »

Third term students on study trip

The Danish third term students went on a museum and exhibition trip to Randers together with the teachers Mads Greve and Søren Pagter this Friday the 20th of august. »

DMJX students selected for PhMuseum’s Graduates to Watch

Each year, the website PhMuseum selects photography graduates in order to display talent from the World’s photography schools. DMJX graduates Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker and Louise Herrche Serup are among PhMuseum’s 14 graduates to watch in 2021 with their BA-project “You still don’t know my name”. “You still don’t know my »