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Simon Skipper (b. 1990) in Aarhus, Denmark
Founded in September 2011.
Adress: Krausesvej 3, 2100 Kbh Ø.
Phone: +45 5198 8861
CVR. 3384 6045

Find my resume in Danish here

Represented by Gonzales Photo

I am an internationally recognised and prize winning documentary photographer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. My editorial and commercial work has been published in The Guardian, Unicef, Berlingske, BT, Politiken, Kristeligt Dagblad, DR, TV2, Magasinet 360, ELLE, Copenhagen Open, One Love Skate Mag, Pusher Skate Mag, Københavns Universitet, Lexington, Danish Union of Journalists, Carlsberg, Tech Festival, Northside Festival, Aarhus Festival Week, GAFFA among others.

Throughout the years I have had to pleasure of participating in a number of masterclasses and workshops, latest in 2017, where I was selected for LensCulture's “Northern Lights Masterclass” in Amsterdam. Whilst completing my Bachelor in Photojournalism at Danish School of Media and Journalism, I spent a year and a half as an intern at one of Denmarks most influential papers, Berlingske Tidende. Here, I worked on daily assignments and longer reportages, everything from the Queen of Denmarks birthday, the Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen’s arrival back to Earth to the international refugee crisis, local skateboard competitions, NATO exercises in Poland and portraits of actors and celebreties, sports and much, much more.

I strive to provide unparalleled visual storytelling solutions and first-class communication strategies utilising both digital and analog tools. Apart from my profession as a visual storyteller, I work as a Visual Director for the nonpartisan think tank and NGO, SamfundsTanken. Furthermore I have self published the book Skandinaviske Sammentræf about unconventional ways of travelling. I have also been a coauthor for four books in the Startup Guide-series, for which I have also been a coordinator and photographer.

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Artist Statement
I create images to reflect myself in my surroundings and to help people understand each other. Visual storytelling is a very powerful medium to emphasise certain nuances of a story or a situation, and I use this power to investigate and express (sub)cultural trends and the identity of those involved, both in my portraiture and in my long term projects. Growing up as an outsider, I’m attracted to quirks, the surreal and to the fleeting moments of wonder that lie hidden in our daily lives. Through my documentary work I strive to explore, express and affect the world I see, towards the better.

Guideline hourly rate for assignments from DKK 925 ex. VAT.
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Prices are subject to change and discounts apply for long-term assignments.

Awards and honours
2011 - BYiBY Aarhus Fotomarathon (1st place)
2011 - GAFFA Photo Awards - Årets LIVEfoto 
2012 - International Metro Photo Challenge
2014 - Copenhagen Photo Festival/Picture The Music 
2015 - GAFFA Photo Awards - Årets Live Foto (2nd place)

Completed and current exhibitions 
2011 - September -November: "Syv Telluriske Nuancer" at HUSET, Aarhus
2011 - November - January 2012: "Årets LIVEfoto" at Museet for Fotokunst, Odense
2011 - November: Rejsefotos at U-Huset, Aarhus
2012 - February: Musikfotos at Studenterhus Aarhus (still open)
2012 - October: "Ukendt Aarhus" at Godsbanen, Aarhus med fotograf Lucas Adler
2013 - February - April: “LAB:LAND” at Godsbanen med forfatter Daniel Boysen
2013 - June: “Havet” at Godsbanen (still open)
2013 - September: “De Skæve Gaders Liv“ at Fairbar, Aarhus
2014 - January - April: “Et nyt Perspektiv” at Godsbanen, Aarhus
2014 - June - August: “Malmøcitater” at Galleri T with photographer Mathias Lind
2014 - September: “Byens Skyggeliv” with artist Pernille Kjølholt
2016 - Marchs: This Land of Mine/Stray Dogs Walk the Red Carpet at ALU, Sarajevo
2016 - September: Picture The Music 2016 at Musikkens Hus, Aalborg

Interview with Skip A Heartbeat on photography
Interview with Den Kreative Forretning on building a meaningful community
Appearance on the podcast 'For Grim til TV'

Skipper Photography +45 5198 8861

Simon Skipper is an internationally recognised and prize winning documentary photographer based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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