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Mathias Christensen releases book this april

Mathias Christensen, who graduated in 2013, releases his book "Black Nest" this april. The pictures in "Black Nest" are made during Mathias' internship at Politiken and during his 7th semester at DMJX.


The cover of Mathias Christensen's coming book.


In his book, Mathias Christensen photographs the dark misty world of Copenhagen.


"Black Nest" will be relased at a reception between 5 and 7pm on the 23rd of April at Photographic Center in Copenhagen. Everybody is welcome at the event.


Mathias Christensen will exhibit his work from the 5th till the 14th of June at "Øen Art Space" in Copenhagen.


Picture by Mathias Christensen from his book "Black Nest".


Picture by Mathias Christensen from his book "Black Nest".

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Third term students open their reportage exhibition

Today, our eight third term students opened their reportage exhibtion with stories made during a four-week workshop.


Jonas Krogh Høholt hanging his story from the Danish Island Livø. Picture by Søren Pagter.


Casper Holmenlund Christensen putting up the final picture for his story about refiugees in Athens. Picture by Søren Pagter.


The exhibition can be seen in the main aula at the school for the next half year.


The eight students are:


Melissa Kühn Hjerrild

Ólafur Steinar Gestsson

Rune Aarestrup Pedersen

Casper Holmenlund Christensen

Emil Hougaard Bertelsen 

Jonas Krogh Høholt

Victoria Mørck Madsen

Jens Øllgaard


After the Easter break the students will apply for their internships.


The teachers at the workshop have been:

Carsten Snejbjerg (photojournalism)

Hanne Mølby Henriksen (journalism)

Prizes for DMJX students at Danish POY in Aarhus

Yesterday, the Danish POY exhibition opened at the arts museum ARoS in Aarhus and thereby the exhibition started it's tour around Denmark.


The Danish POY exhibied at ARoS - here it's Sofia Busk's prize winning story from E-Huset. Picture by Sofia Busk.


As it has become a tradition, the Aarhus Municipality honored the nominated DMJX-students, who didn't win first prizes at the Danish POY by handing out prizes to them at the opening.


This year 12 students were nominated for the Danish POY. Three of them won first prizes and nine of them won honorable mentions.


The nine students, who received honorable mentions and, who received prizes at the opening yesterday, are:


Sofia Busk - Honorable mention in the "Open Category". Sofia has just returned to 7th semester after doing her internship at Jyllands-Posten, where she made her prize winning story from an institution for alcholics called E-Huset.


Daniel Hjorth - Honorable mention in the category "Danish Reportage". Daniel is currently doing his internship at Politiken, where he made his prize winning story about homeless youngsters in Copenhagen.


Kasper Palsnov - Honorable mention in the category "Danish News Picture". Kasper has just returned to 7th semester after doing his internship at Scanpix/Berlingske for whom he took his prize winning picture of the giraffe Marius, which was killed at Copenhagen Zoo.


Janus Engel Rasmussen - Honorable mention in the "Portrait" category. Janus is currently doing his internship at Politiken, for whom he took his prize winning portrait of Maia, who was born as a man, but has lived the past year as a women.


Anders Rye Skjoldjensen and Katrine Marie Kragh - honorable mention in the multimedia category for their story "The Egostripper". The story was made during a web documentary workshop with Bombay Flying Club. Both Anders and Katrine are now doing their internships.


Philip Davali, Mie Hee og Ulrik Hasemann - honorable mention in the multimedia category for their story "An Ordinary Family". The story was made during a web documentary workshop with Bombay Flying Club. All three strudents are now doing their internships.


The prizes were handed out by the alderman for culture Rabih Azad-Ahmad, who thanked DMJX and the students for being a part of the "city of talents", which is a part of the brand of Aarhus.

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Barbara Leolini's Visual Project at Lens Culture

Together with the rest of the Photo2 and Danish 8th term students Barbara Leolini finished her Visual Project last week.


A picture from Barbara Leolin's project "The Swallows return".


Barbara's project "The Swallows Return" is now featured at Lens Culture - where you can also see another Visual Project; "The Beautiful War" by Claudia Gori.


All the Visual Projects on Photo2 and the Danish 8th term are made during a workshop together with Kent Klich and Søren Pagter.


Claudia Gori's visual project featured at Lens Culture

Last week, Claudia Gori finished her Visual Project called "The Beautiful War" and already this week the project is featured at Lens Culture.


One of the pictures from Claudia Gori's Visual Project "The Beautiful War".


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Pascal Giese's film in "Zeit Online"

The film "Enjoy the Silence" by Pascal Giese is featured at Zeit Online for the next month.


You can watch the film at Zeit online here or at Pascal own website.


Screenshoot from Pascal Giese's film "Enjoy the Silence".


Pascal Giese did the film about the deaf boy Robert Klees as his final Diploma Project in the fall 2014.

Daniel Ekbladh has won at Swedish POY

Daniel Ekbladh has won second prize in the multimedia category at the Swedish POY 2014/2015.


Daniel won with his story "Bye Bye Bröttjestad", which he made as his Visual Project during the Photo 2 programme in the fall 2014. 


Daniel Ekbladh receiving his prize at the award ceremony for the Sweidsh POY. Picture by Daniel's sister.

DMJX presented in PDN Edu

The DMJX photojournalism programme is presented in the new edition of the PDN Edu magazine.


This edition of the PDN magazine focusses on the topic "Family". Our school is presented together with two other universities, which have all worked with the family topic as a part of the Family.Life project arranged by Syracuse University and the Alexia Foundation. Schools from all over the world have worked with the famlily life topic and the stories from the Family.Life project will be launched in May.


The PDN Edu article about DMJX can be seen at page 52 in the magazine and is illustrated by the web-documentary "Losing Lukas" by Nikita Greydin and Fabian Fiechter. 

Alixandra Fazzina at DMJX

From today and one week ahead Noor-photographer Alixandra Fazzina will be teaching our final year students in order to prepare them for their final BA/Diploma projects.


Alixandra Fazzina teaching at DMJX today. Picture by Fabian Fiechter.


While in Denmark, Alixandra Fazzina will give two lectures:


- one on the 17th of March at 3.30pm at DMJX in Aarhus. This lecture is open for all present and former students of photojournalism at DMJX.

- and another on Thursday the 19th at 7pm at 16Tyve in Copenhagen. This lecture is arranged by 16Tyve in co-operation with the Danish Press Photographers' Association and DMJX. To participate in the lecture in Copenhagen you must sign up here.


It's the third time DMJX co-operates with Noor Agency in order to arrange workshops for our students.

Søren Pagter reviews Joachim Ladefoged's new book

Søren Pagter has made a review for Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten on Joachim Ladefoged's new book "Tiden efter min tid".



The review was published Saturday the 28th of February and is also available online here.

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