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Meet the artists nominated by Copenhagen Photo Festival in 2022

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Futures Photography
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May 20, 2022
We are happy to announce another group of artists to join Futures this year. The five artists were nominated by our new member, Copenhagen Photo Festival. They are Tine Bek, Oscar Scott Carl, Iben Gad, Inuuteq Storch and Lune Scales.⁠

They will join the platform’s activities to present their work to international professionals and to network, amongst other opportunities that will be developed for them, including exhibitions, publishing opportunities, portfolio reviews, and more.

Discover more about them:

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Work by Oscar Scott Carl
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Work by Luna Scales
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Oscar Scott Carl

Oscar Scott Carl is 26 years old. He finished his bachelor programme in photojournalism in April 2021 at DMJX in Aarhus, Denmark. Photography for him is an exploration of the question why? Through photography he tries to understand and comprehend. He believes that his pictures are visual footsteps in a search for understanding of the constant transitions in life.

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Luna Scales

Luna Scales (b. 1992) graduated as a visual artist from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 2020. Her artistic practice reflects a consistent interest in and references to the iconography of western art history, which comes to expression through photographs and videos of the female body in particular, patterns of movement and directions of the gaze.

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Work by Inuuteq Storch
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Inuuteq Storch

Inuuteq Storch, born in 1989, Sisimiut, Greenland. Based in Copenhagen and Sisimiut. The work is based on identity searching, which means the subject is usually around being from Greenland.

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Work by Iben Gad
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Iben Gad

Iben Gad (b. 1997) is a Danish documentary photographer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her work deals with identity and personal stories and, in her work, she is experimenting with different formats such as archive material, photography, graphic elements and text.In 2021 she graduated from the Danish School of Media and Journalism. She did an internship at the Danish daily Kristeligt Dagblad, studied abroad at Pathshala South Asian Media Institute in Bangladesh and participated in the Canon Student Development Programme at Visa Pour l’Image. Currently she is working as a freelance photographer.

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Work by Krummi
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Tine Bek

Tine Bek (born in 1988) is a Danish visual artist who works with video, photography and sculpture. She studied History before graduating from Fatamorgana – The Danish School of art Photography and Glasgow School of Art, where she holds a Master degree in Fine Art Photography.

Bek has exhibited in Denmark, UK, Norway, Lithuania, Germany and USA among others, and has participated in various international residencies including; Palazzo Monti, Numero venti, Casa Balandra to name a few.

Bek is represented in Madrid by Dust and Soul and in New York by Picture Room.

In 2022 her first book; The Vulgarity of Being Three-Dimensional was published with Disko Bay. The book has been awarded with the Hasselblad Foundation's Photo BookGrant 2021.

Bek lived in Glasgow from 2013-18 where she co founded the gallery 16 Nicholson street alongside a series of self published books highlighting the works of emerging artists internationally. Hereby shaping a conceptual hybrid, transgressing conversations about identity and universality, existentialism and particularism.

Today Bek is based in Copenhagen.

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