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Jesper Houborg is a visual journalist with an ethnographic background based in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

He a recent graduate in Photojournalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) and is also educated from London College of Communication (LCC). He also holds a BA degree and MA studies in International Development Studies and Philosophy from Roskilde University, Denmark. Recently, he completed a 12-month internship as a photojournalist at the Danish Daily Politiken.

In his practice, he sees vulnerability as a driving force to explore the self and others, as a way to understand, to give dignity to the outskirt of society, or to issues being underrepresented.

He is attracted to existential questions that shape our human condition. His visual research explores the different conditions we live in globally. With a focus on the relationship between the Global North and Global South, he seeks to explore social issues related to representation, identity, human rights, power, and politics.

He has won prices in the Danish Picture of the Year, World Report Award and College Photographer of the Year among other prices. 

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