Stine Schjøtler’s third term project in Information

Stine Schjøtler‘s story “When the Smoke Lightens” has been published in Information’s supplement “Moderne Tider” this Saturday the 15th of January 2022. Stine Schjøtler received a grant in the memory of the late press photographer, Axel Schütt to support her work with this story. Stine is currently doing her 4th »

Gitte Luk runs the third DEDI / DMJX workshop online

This week, the third DEDI / DMJX workshop “Writing for Photojournalists” is being executed by journalism teacher Gitte Luk. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the workshop is, unfortunately, being held online. The workshop is the third in a series of four workshops organized by The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) »

11 DMJX students and 2021-graduates nominated for the Danish POY

11 out of the 24 photographers nominated for the Danish Picture of the Year 2021 are DMJX students or 2021-graduates from DMJX. The DMJX nominees are: Anders Holst Pedersen – second and third term in 2021 Christian Falck Wolff – second and third term in 2021 Jens Hartmann Schmidt – »

Mads Greve has run the second DEDI / DMJX workshop in Cairo

This past week, Mads Greve has conducted a portrait workshop for 12 Egyptian photographers in Cairo. The portrait workshop is the second in a series of four workshops organized by The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) and DMJX Photojournalism. The third workshop will be held by Gitte Luk in January. The »

The “EPA Sweden” tour continues

Benjamin Nørskov and his “EPA Sweden” project continue the exhibition tour. “EPA Sweden” is currently exhibited at Hälsinglands Museum in Sweden and Benjamin has been a part of the Nordic Light Festival in Norway, where he gave portfolio reviews and exhibited his project. »

“A Real Man” at Gender Museum Denmark

Andreas Haubjerg‘s BA-project “A Real Man” is currently exhibited at the Gender Museum Denmark in Aarhus. Andreas Haubjerg won the Ritzau Scanpix Prize for best photojournalistic BA-project with “A Real Man”. He has also received the PX3 Prix de la Photograhie in the Portraiture/personality category for this portrait series. »

DMJX students at press photographers’ conference

A large group of Danish and international students participated in the bi-annual press photographers’ conference held in Nyborg, Denmark on Monday the 22nd and Tuesday the 23rd of November. At the conference there were lectures by the following photographers:Jonas Bendiksen, MagnumMarie Hald Anders Albjerg, TV 2Benjamin NørskovHeba Khamis Kyndell Harkness »

Søren Pagter in Photo Vogue Festival panel debate

Friday the 19th November, Søren Pagter participated in an online panel debate at Photo Vogue Festival. The debate focussed on diversity in photography. The online debate was called “Echoes: A conversation on the photography landscape and the importance of diversity in the global market”. The panelists were: Aida Muluneh, photographer »

Third term students launch magazine

At a reception at DMJX, Friday the 19th of November, our Photo I students launched a magazine, where they have worked with individual stories under the topic “new beginnings”. The ten photojournalists behind the magazine are:Elena Fiebig (Germany)Aymen Mohamed (Sudan)Aku Ratsula (Finland)Cleo Amissah (England)Stáňa Benešová (Czech Republic)Leslie Ostronic (US)Conor Courtney »

The first workshop of the DEDI / DMJX programme in Cairo has begun

This week, Søren Pagter is conducting the first of a series of four workshops for 12 Egyptian photographers in Cairo. The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) and DMJX Photojournalism will run a series of four workshops at DEDI in Zamalek, Cairo. During the first workshop, Søren Pagter lectured about genres, story »

Third term students exhibit in new DMJX gallery

Friday the 5th of November, our third term students opened an exhibition in the new gallery at the campus in Aarhus. The students have made the reportage stories during a four-weeks workshop at DMJX. They have had around two and a half weeks in the field. Back at DMJX, they »

Liv Latricia Habel exhibits at Young Danish Photography 2021

Each year, Fotografisk Center creates an exhibition that highlights young Danish photography. This year, first term student Liv Latrica Habel has been selected as one of the six young artists to be exhibited at the gallery. Liv Latricia’s project “Diasporan Daughters” compiles a series of staged self-portraits and text excerpts. »

Two DMJX projects win prizes at CPOY 76 Multimedia

Maria Albrectsen Mortensen has won gold in the Multimedia, Documentary Short category at the 76th College Photographer of the Year. Mathias Eis Schultz and Mads Frost has won Award of Excelllence in the same category. »

Valdemar Stroe Ren wins College Photographer of the Year

Valdemar Stroe Ren has won the main Portfolio Category at the 76th College Photographer of the Year (CPOY). With the prize comes the title as College Photographer of the Year 2021 and an internship at National Geographic. Valdemar won the prize based on a portfolio of 33 images. The portfolio »

DMJX students win ten prizes at the 76th CPOY

Nine different DMJX students have won ten prizes in the still picture categories at the 76th College Photographer of the Year that was concluded this Friday the 29th of October. In one category, International Picture Story, four out of the five winners were DMJX students. The winners are: Team Picture »

Anas Kamal has won second prize in Stenin Contest

Anas Kamal has received a second prize at The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest for his portrait of Hassiba Alnajib and her daughter. Anas Kamal made the story “Hassiba” in 2020 as his final project during a series of DMJX workshops in Cairo. The whole series was exhibited at Cairo »

Announcing Photo I students for the spring 2022

We’re happy to announce the ten students, who will join our Photo I programme in the spring 2022: Teresa Menka (Ghana)Sini Lukka (Finland)Rachel Ellis (USA)Kim Christin Zeidler (Germany)Ralitsa Belcheva (Bulgaria)Sandipa Malakar (India)Paul-Louis Godier (France)Mohamed Mahdy (Egypt)Yashovardhan Sodhani (India)Rydwan Ahmed (Bangladesh) Five out the ten students have received scholarships from our »

Mads Greve at Aarhus Photobook Week

As a part of the Aarhus Photobook Week, faculty teacher Mads Greve gave a talk about his recent book “Homesick” during the Open Book Market at Godsbanen this Sunday the 17th of October 2021. Homesick is a personal photobook, where Mads Greve interprets his own state of mind. It’s a »

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 »