Marie Bentzon

Photojournalist, 1995, Copenhagen, Danish

Marie Bentzon is a Danish photographer working in the field between documentary and poetry. She grew up in the countryside on the East coast in Jutland but is now based in Copenhagen. Marie has a strong relationship with the place she grew up in, which also reflects in her work. In January 2021 she graduated as a Photojournalist from the Danish School of Journalism (DMJX). Now she is working on personal projects, and as a reportage and portrait photographer for various clients.

Marie Bentzon won numerous awards and was honored 1st prize of Danish Picture of the Year in the category Portrait (2019) and Best Short Production (2018).

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Curatorial Statements 2021

Learn about the jury of Helsinki Photo Festival and how they decide on submissons during the annual open calls.