Mathias Juel Christensen (b. 1982) is educated architect from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools in 2009 and has distinguished himself as both architect and photographer with various first and 2 prices in competitions in both disciplines. His photographic art is characterized by a raw simplicity and a strong architectural eye for lines and systems in his motives. He is especially known for his images of urban spaces – in Copenhagen, New York, Detroit or Shanghai – and to capture the beauty in the ugly in his work.