Photographer Laerke Posselt
Based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Distributed by Agence Vu'


AWARDS


2013 - Eddie Adams Workshop award.

2013 - PDN Photo Annual 2013 / Photojournalism/Documentary.

2013 - NPPA's Best of Photojournalism / Magazine Personality Profile or Lifestyle Story / 1st Prize .

2013 - Danish Picture of the Year / International Reportage / 1st Prize .


2012 - WORLD PRESS PHOTO / Portrait Singles / 1st Prize .

2012 - Pictures of the Year International / Portrait Singles / 1st Prize .

2012 - UNICEF Photo of the Year Award / 4th Prize .

2012 - College Photographer Of the Year / Documentary / Bronze.

2012 - College Photographer Of the Year / Portrait / Bronze.


2011 - College Photographer Of the Year / Portrait / Gold.

2011 - Society of News Design Scandinavia / Sektionsforsider / Bronze.

2011 - Society of News Design / Multiple Photos Individual Portfolio A-Front / Award of Excellence.

2011 - Society of News Design / Multiple Photos Individual Portfolio Feature / Award of Excellence.

2011 - Society of News Design / Photography/Single Photos Portrait category / Award of Excellence.

2011 - Society of News Design / Feature design pages Lifestyle / Award of Excellence.


2010 - College Photographer Of the Year / Portrait / Silver.

2010 - Danish Picture of the Year 2009/2010 / "Reportage, Denmark" / 2nd prize.


NOMINATIONS


2013 - Nominated for the World Press Joop Swart Masterclass

2013 - Nominated for FotoKravling

2012 - Coup de Coeur de l’ANI

2012 - Luceo Student Project Award finalist


CV

Freelance photographer based in Copenhagen.

2003
Student at Eddie Adams Workshop, Barnstorm XXVI.

2008 - 2013
Photojournalist student at The Danish School of Media and Journalism.

Feb 2010 - Aug 2011
Internship at the Danish national newspaper Politiken.

2008 - 2009
Photo editor at Citat Magazine.

2007 - 2008
Freelance photographer based in Copenhagen.

2005 - 2007
Studying Film and Media at the University of Copenhagen.

2005 - 2006
Co-founder of the assembly for visual arts in video and photography, SHOK.

2004
Student at Fatamorgana, the Danish School of Art and Documentary Photography.

2003 - 2004
Studying Photography at Vrå Højskole.

2003
Graduated high school, Ringkjøbing.

Born in Roskilde, Denmark, in April 1984.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Personal Projects 2012, Øksnehallen. Copenhagen Photo Festival 2012.

The photographers of Politiken present..., Ny Tap, Carlsberg. Copenhagen Photo Festival 2012.

Female press photographers, Halmlageret, Carlsberg. Copenhagen Photo Festival 2012.

Eyewitnesses 2011. Pressen, Politikens Hus, Copenhagen.

Eyewitnesses 2010. Pressen, Politikens Hus, Copenhagen.

2006: Exhibition, Arles, France.


TALKS AND TEACHING

2013
Talk for Swedish Press Photographers, PFK Södra, Malmö, Sweden.

2013 fall
Giving a lecture on reportage photography for the students at 2nd semester of photojournalism
at The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus, Denmark.

2013 spring
Giving a lecture on reportage photography for the students at 2nd semester of photojournalism
at The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus, Denmark.

2013
Talk at the opening of the World Press Photo '12 exhibition in Oulu, Finland.

2012
Talk at Fotomessen in Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012
Talk at Finnish Press Photographers’ conference in Tallin, Estonia.

2012
Talk at SPACE 2012, the Society of News Design conference, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012
Giving a lecture on photography and ethics at the University College Capital UCC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012
Giving a lecture on portrait photography for the students at 2nd semester of photojournalism
at The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus, Denmark.

2011
Giving a lecture on portrait photography at Københavns Film- og Fotoskole, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011
Giving a lecture for trainee photographers at Das Büro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2004
Teaching a photographic workshop at Vrå Højskole, Denmark.

2004
Teaching a photographic project at the refugee camp in Grenå, Denmark