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 »

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 »