Damage is Done | Ella Kiviniemi (FIN)
Damage is Done is the photographer’s personal story about the physical and psychological wounds left by anorexia nervosa. Even after recovery, she has to accept the various symptoms caused by years of malnutrition. Through pictures of the weakened body and the repetitive daily meals, the project talks about the slow process of regaining life. (Finland, 2015)
Damage is Done is part of the exhibition Life Exposed that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the The Photojournalist Education at the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX).
The Danish Photojournalist Education is respected internationally as one of the leading schools within its field. For the exhibition the two faculty teachers, Mads Greve and Søren Pagter, have selected ten photographic projects and video productions which have been made at the school within the past three years. The ten stories show the variation in style and topics the students work within – from the revealing reportage to the personal story. The ten stories engage in our contemporary time and connect with the people and places the stories describe, and they tell and convey the reality we do not notice even though it is right next to us.
The exhibition is designed by curator Jens Erdman Rasmussen.