This weekend the forth Lumix Festival was held in Hannover.
A lot of former, present and even comming DMJX students were present at the festival as exhibitors, guests and active in arranging the festival.
38 of the around 50 DMJX-stduents and teachers gathered for a group picture at the Expo Plaza in Hannover. Benedikt had bought the Danish flag, which nobody noitced was the opposite way around - and since we don't flip pictures it has to stay that way. Picture by Claudius Schulze and his lift.
Five DMJX projects were exhibited at the festival:
- Beautiful Child by Lærke Posselt.
- Bonnie by Marie Hald.
- A Place They Call Home by Lasse Bak Mejlvang.
- Detroit by Magnus Holm.
- One In Eight Hundred by Mario Wezel.
All five exhibiting DMJX-students were present at the festival and during the weekend they all did artist talks at their exhibitions.
Lærke Posselt talking at her exhibition at the Lumix Festival. Picture by Mads Greve.
DMJX was also represented in the mulitmedia category where Cristina Casotto and Lani Holmberg's story Vibeke and Knud was screened.
Even at the different book stands at the festival DMJX was represented:
Book projects by Antonia Zennaro and Kien Hoang Le were both at sale at the book stand of Emerge. Both Antonia and Kien started their stories as their final Diploma Projects while studying at DMJX.
Reeperbahn by Antonia Zennaro and Es Lassen by Kien Hoang Le for sale at the Lumix Festival. Picture by Søren Pagter.
At the book stand of Deichtorhallen, Hamburg the book Blind Date by teacher Mads Greve was for sale. Mads Greve did book signing during the Lumix Festival.
Mads Greve signing books at the Lumix Festival. Picture by Lærke Posselt.
Saturday, the final award show was held. Søren Pagter, who's had been in the jury, handed out one of the honorable mentions to the Norwegian photographer Andrea Gjestvang. Andrea won with her project One Day in History.
Søren Pagter handing over the honorable mention to Andrea Gjestvang. Picture by the Lumix Festival.
Two former DMJX students won prizes at the festival:
Fara Phoebe Zetzsche won the Lammerhuber Award for best Daily Life story with her story Stray Kids.
Mads Nissen received an honorable mention for his Homophobia in Russia story.
The winner of the Freelens Award was Meeri Koutaniemi with her project Taken.
Read more about the Lumix Festival and the winning stories here.