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Marie Wengler is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. As simultaneously a social scientist (PhD Fellow) and a contemporary art photographer, she works in the intersection between art-based research and research-based art, exploring and exposing the limits of what is perceived as “normality” in society. She works with a medium-format Hasselblad camera, planning her projects in detail before carrying them out


PhD Fellow, Copenhagen Business School (2021-2024)

MA Cognition & Communication, The University of Copenhagen (2017-2019)

BA Sociology, The University of Copenhagen (2013-2016)


Susanna Hesselberg, 2012


Shortlisted for ‘Portfoliopris’, Preus Museum, 2024

Shortlisted for Athens Photo Festival, 2024

Longlisted for Aesthetica Art Prize, 2024

Selected for the HUMAN publication as part of the Prix Pictet Award (2023), nominated by curator Yuko Yamaji from KMoPA 

Shortlisted for International Photography Exhibition 164, The Royal Photographic Society, UK

One of 23 winners of YP2022, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMoPA), Japan 

Selected as one of 30 under 30 women photographers, Artpil, 2022 

Shortlisted for IWPA Award 2021/2022


Les Fransiscaines, Deauville, FR, October 2024

“JustWomen”, 2023, group exhibition, curated by Slavica Veselinovic for ImagineNation, Galerie Joseph, Paris, FR, May 19-21

“Young Portfolio Satellite Exhibition”, 2023, Place M, Tokyo, Japan

“REBEL”, 2022, The Untitled Space, New York, NYC, September 29-October 27

“30 Under 30 Women Photographers”, 2022, Opera Studio, Rome (as part of Rome Art Week, October 24-29)

“YP2022”, 2022, Group exhibition, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMoPA), Japan 


Tremplin Jeunes Talents, 2024


REJECTED purchased for the permanent collection at the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMoPA), part of “Young Portfolio”, 2022


Magasinet Fotografi, April 2024

Prix Pictet, HUMAN, 2024

Interview in See:Zeen