Mail: mikkelhorlyck@gmail.com
Phone: +45 28 99 79 70

Mikkel Hørlyck (b. 1990), is a photojournalist and documentary photographer living in Copenhagen, Denmark.

He studies photojournalism at the Danish School of Media and Journalism, but is currently rehabilitating a head and neck trauma caused by a traffic accident.

Mikkel's interest for social issues started when he was deployed with the Danish army and UN to Lebanon in 2011. Three years later he was travelling in Kurdistan and visited a refugee camp for Syrians; afterwords he decided to document humans way of coping with difficult conditions through documentary photography.

He mainly works with long-term projects, but is also available for reportage features, portraits and various assignments.

Through Mikkel's educations he has been taught by Morten Bo, Mads Greve, Søren Pagter, Kent Klich, Henrik Saxgren, Mette Frandsen, Johan Spanner, Katrine Ussing and other great photographers.

Photography education
2015 - present: Photojournalism at the Danish School of Media and Journalism (four years bachelor)
2014 - 2015: Fatamorgana The Danish School of Art Photography (one year certificate)
2014: Krogerup Højskole (photography course for six months)

Exhibitions and awards
2017: College Photographer of the Year, Best Documentary Project, 3rd prize for The Neglected
2017:
PixlArt, group exhibition, Life Exposed with The Neglected, Østervrå. Screenings at Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen and Kulbroen, Aarhus
2017: Life Exposed, group exhibition, 25 years anniversary of DMJX Photojournalism with The Neglected, Copenhagen
2017: Danish Picture of the Year, Best International Story, 2nd prize for The Neglected
2016: Tinghuset, group exhibiton, various images, Ebeltoft
2016: Fatamorgana's spring exhibition with Center Avnstrup, group exhibition, Raahuset, Copenhagen
2015: Fatamorgana's winter exhibition with Camouflage, group exhibition, Galleri Krebsen, Copenhagen



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