Bio / Contact

Luisa Dörr (1988) was born in Lajeado, Brazil. As a teenager she wanted to be a designer, but discovered photography around the age of 22.

She studied photography at the Lutheran University of Brazil in Canoas – RS. Dörr’s photographs have been published in TIME, CNN, PDN, Wired New Yorker, Vogue, Lens Culture, Marie Claire, Vice, among many others. Her photographic work focuses on the genre of portraiture and seeks to address its contemporary aspects. Had solo and group exhibitions in Brazil, United States, Spain, France, Portugal, England and Russia. In 2015 Luisa was selected for the LensCulture Emerging Talent and one of the PDN Emerging Photographer. In 2016 she was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2017 Dörr was named for TIME one of the 34 photojournalist to follow. She was part of the VII Mentor Program. She is based in Bahia, Brazil.

 

Awards:

2016 World Press Photo Joop Swart Master class, The Netherlands

2016 Lens Culture Portrait Awards, Finalist

2015 Participant of VII Photo Mentor Program

2015 PDN Emerging Photographer

2015 Lens Culture Emerging Talent

 

Solo Exhibitions and Group Exhibitions:

2016 #girlgaze: a frame of mind, Los Angeles, Usa 2016

2016 Ciudades Visibles – crônicas latino americanas, Quito, Ecuador

2016 Fluz Quito, Quito, Ecuador

Month of Photography Denver, Denver, USA

2016 Tiradentes, Minas Gerais, Brazil

2016 Focus Photography Festival, Mumbai, India

2016 Eyes on Main Street, North Carolina, Usa

2015 Photoquai Biannual, Paris, France

2015 PhotoKathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal

2015 Photovisa, Krasnodar, Russia

2015 SF Camerawork, San Francisco, United States

2014 Pinta London, The Modern and Contemporary Latin American – Londres, Reino

Unido – London, UK

2014 FIFCV- Festival Internacional de Fotografia de Cabo Verde – Cabo Verde- Africa

2014 “iNstantes” – Festival de Fotografia de Avintes – Avintes, Portugal

2014 10 ̊ Paraty em Foco – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2014 FotoRio – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2013 Emergentes DST – Encontros da Imagem – Theatro Circo – Braga, Portugal 2013 A noite Festival de Fotografia Outono Fotografico – Seccion Oficial, Galeria

Kunsthalle Compostela – Santigo de Compostela, Spain

2013 JF em Foco – Festival de Fotografia de Juiz de Fora – Juiz de Fora, Brazil

2013 9° Paraty em Foco – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2013 Acervo Permanente do Memorial de Curitiba – Curitiba, Brazill

2013 Usina do Gasometro, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2013Museu Vale – Espírito Santo,Brazil

2013 Teatro Vila Velha – Salvador, Brazil

2013 Sebrae Nacional – Brasilia, Brazil

2013 Museu da Cidade do Recife – Pernambuco, Brazil

2013 Teatro Riachuelo – Natal, Brazil

2013Estação das Docas – Belém, Brazil

2013 Convento das Mercês – São Luis, Brazil

2013 Museu Inamá de Paula – Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2012 8° Paraty em Foco, Paraty, Brazil

2012 JF em Foco – Festival de Fotografia de Juiz de Fora – Juiz de Fora, Brazil

 

Contact: dorrluisa[AT]gmail.com