Mikkel Alexander Grabowski
Mikkel Alexander Grabowski was born in 1966 in Denmark and raised partly in Kenya. Mikkel was trained by some of the most skilled photographers in Denmark; Leif Schiller, Carl Johan von Cappelen and Andrew Stewart.
In 1987 he was employed as photographer/producer by ST&O Studio in Copenhagen, specializing in audio-visual productions for companies like Novo Nordisk, FLS Industries, SAS, B&O, Carlsberg, GN Store Nord and many more. At the age of 24 he became the photographer in chief of “Danish Symphony” – the 67-projector multimedia show for the Danish Pavillion at the World Fare in Seville 1992.
Since then Mikkel Grabowski has worked as a still photographer on a number of Danish movies as well as graduating from The National Danish Film School and from University of Copenhagen, with a Master of Arts in African studies about storytelling with film and photography.
He is the photographer and author of a coffee table book Mølleåen and his images from Mølleåen has been on display at six exhibitions in danish museums, galleries and cultural houses. He also has a permanent exhibition at Bagsværd Station.
Mikkel has photographed in more than 30 countries around the world and his childhood experiences in Africa sparked a particular interest for this continent resulting in the creation of an extensive website Africa-expert.com.
His photos have been published in Politiken, Berlingske Tidende, Euroman, Ekstra Bladet, Information, Weekendavisen and Billedbladet and some of his work is currently represented by www.gallerystock.com, www.polfoto.dk
Dansk Industri (DI), DSB, Euroman, VisitDenmark, Wonderful Copenhagen, Miljøministeriet, Københavns Universitet – Teologisk Fakultet og Center for Afrikastudier, Furesø Kommune, Gladsaxe kommune, Danmarks Naturfredningsforening, LIFE Exhibitions, Region Hovedstaden, Bureau117, Pegasus Production, Freezone, WWF Verdensnaturfonden, International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM), Ehrhorn Hummerston bureau, Gyldendals Forlag, Forlaget Samfundslitteratur, ECCO, Albatros Travel, EXPO-92 – Vision Denmark, Angel Arena Film, Koncern Film & TV, Bysted, Greenland Tourism, Profil rejser, Ammasalik Museum, EldoAfrica, and Sazani Associates m.fl.