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Sep
22
2014
Laetitia Vancon in l'Oeil de la Photographie

Laetitia Vancon's story "my Home, My Prison" is published in the French photography magazine l'Oeil de la Photographie.

 

From the story My Home, My Prison by Laetitia Vancon.

 

Laetitia did the story as her final diploma project in the spring 2014.

Sep
22
2014
Simon Skipper presented on Skip a Heartbeat

Simon Skipper is interviewed and presented for the fashion blog Skip a Heartbeat. The blog has started a new category on their website called career talk, where they interview different artists. Simon Skipper is the first to be presented in this category on the webiste.

 

Simon Skipper is currently doing his internship at Berlingske.

 

 

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Sep
18
2014
Lærke Posselt receives royal acknowledgement

This morning it was announced that Lærke Posselt is one out of two young Danish artists to receive HM crown prince Frederik and princess Mary's talent prize called "Stjernedrysprisen" (the Stardust Prize).

 

The prize is handed out each year to acknowledge young emerging talents among Danish artists.

 

From the story Beautiful Child by Lærke Posselt.

 

Lærke Posselt receives the prize beacuse of "her ability to tell stories from a reality, which can seem even more fictional than the real world - and for her ability to create strong visual story telling, which people remember in a time of a constant and fast news flow, where the stories are often forgotten again".

 

The committee behind the prize especially mentions Lærke Posselt's project Beautiful Child, which she made during her 7th semester at DMJX.

 

From the story Beautiful Child by Lærke Posselt.

 

From DMJX we congratulate Lærke, who deserves this acknowledgement. We're also extremely happy and proud for this recognition of our photojournalism programme.

 

The official prize ceremony will take place on Saturday the 27th of September in Aalborg and it will be live transmitted in the Danish national broadcasting television station, DR. At their website you can also read the news about the talent prize.

 

Lærke Posselt has previously won several prizes with her story Beautiful Child. Just like she won first prize in the portrait category at World Press Photo in 2012. Lærke Posselt graduated her BA from DMJX in 2013.

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Sep
16
2014
Camille Lepage book funds new award

Photojournalist Camille Lepage was tragically killed on the 13th of May this year while reporting from the Central African Republic in May this year.

 

At this year's Visa pour l'Image her agencies, Polaris and Hans Lucas released a book with some of the pictures, Camille made while covering the conflict in CAR.

 

 

The book can be bought for only 10 EUR and the money are used to fund a new award in the name of Camille Lepage. The award will be handed out at next year's Visa pour l'Image.

 

You can support this new award by ordering the book at this website.

 

 

Camille Lepage studied journalism at DMJX back in 2011 - and she had just been accepted for our international photo2 programme, when she tragically died in May. Here's the post, I wrote back then.

 

Sep
16
2014
Two "old" DMJX projects published again

Lærke Posselt is going to exhibit her project Beautiful Child at the Festival della Fotografia Etica in Lodi, Italy. Lærke did the story at her 7th semester project in 2011. Lærke Posselt graduated in 2013.

 

From the project Beautiful Child by Lærke Posselt.


Mette Frandsens project Sin City is published on a Hungarian website. Mette graduated her BA in 2011 with this story from Las Vegas. She won the Scanpix award for the best photojournalistic BA-project. Mette has continued her work on the story after her graduation.

 

From the project Sin City by Mette Frandsen.

 

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Sep
16
2014
Polaroid group picture

A few weeks ago, Emanuele Camerini was testing his newly bought used Polaroid camera and Impossible Project film before starting his Visual Project.

 

He made this group picture at an Indian restaurant, where the Danish 8th term students and the photo2 students had a welcome dinner together with Kent Klich and Søren Pagter.

 

 

Photo by Emanuele Camerini.

Sep
07
2014
DMJX students at Visa pour l'Image

The annual Visa pour L'image ended today and two international DMJX-students and their projects were a part of the festival.

 

From the story "My Home, My Prison". Picture by Laetitia Vancon.

 

Laetitia Vancon was selected as a "Coup de Coeur" at Visa pour l'image by Association Nationale des Iconographes. Laetitia was selected due to her story "My Home, My prison", which she made as her final diploma project at DMJX this spring. The story is about a family which is trapped inside their own home due to a blood fight.

 

  

From the story "One in Eight Hundred". Picture by Mario Wezel.

 

Mario Wezel was exhibiting in the Off Festival, which is a part of the non official exhibtions in Perpigan during the Visa Pour l'Image. Mario exhibited his project "One in Eight Hundred" about Emmy, who suffers from Down's Syndrome and her family.

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Sep
07
2014
Felix von der Osten shortlisted for Nordic Book Dummy Award

International student Felix Von der Osten is shortlisted in the Nordic Book Dummy Awards with his project "Every Three Seconds" about the pig industry in Denmark. Felix did the story as his final photo story when he graduated our photo1 programme this spring.

 

Front cover of the book Every Three Seconds by Felix von der Osten.

 

The Nordic Book Dummy Award is a part of "Fotobokfestivalen", which is running right now in Oslo, Norway.

 

Ten books are shortlisted for the prize and the winner will have the work published by Kehrer. The winner will be announced on Thursday the 11th of September.

 

One spread from the book - please note the small pink pigs, which contain the page numbers.

 

Felix von der Osten currently exhibits his work at Fotogalleriet in Oslo. Felix is studying at our international photo2 programme this autumn.

 

20,000 small pink pigs - another spread from the book by Felix von der Osten.

 

Picture and layout by Felix von der Osten.

 

Former international student Terje Abusdal is shortlisted as well - with his project "Radius 500 Meters". A project he did after his graduation.

Sep
07
2014
Kishor Sharma won with "Living in the Mist"

Kishor Sharma has been awarded in the 14th General Photography Festival “Photo City Sagamihara”.

 

Kishor has won the Grand Prix Asian prize, which includes 200,000 Yen, a trophy and certificates the winning professional photographer from Asia to exhibit his/her work of documentary photos.

 

Kishor will receive the prize in Japan on the 11th of October.

 

Picture from the story "Living in the Mist" by Kishor Sharma.

 

Kishor won with his story "Living in the Mist - the last Nomads of Nepal" about a remote tribe called the Rautes. Kishor began the story as a project during a DMJX workshop in Kathmandu in 2011.

 

For the past two semesters Kishor has studied at our international programmes here in Denmark. Kishor continued his work about the Rautes as his final diploma project this spring. He graduated in June 2014.

 

The series of 20 photographs will be exhibited in Sagamihara Civic Gallery Exhibition Room in Sagamihara, Japan from 10 to 27 October 2014.

Sep
04
2014
Mads Greve at Visa pour l'Image

This week, staff teacher Mads Greve is participating in the annual photo festival Visa pour l'Image in Perpignan, France.

 

Mads Greve is in Perpignan to conduct a workshop for a group of Danish photographers and to establish future contacts for DMJX.

 

Mads Greve's "selfie" from Perpignan - where he breaks two of his own main rules: don't photograph signs and don't photograph text.

 

The group of Danish photographers meet with a selection of the exhibiting photographers at the Visa pour l'Image - among them Yunghi Kim from US. Picture by Mads Greve.

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