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 is a frequent contributor to the Folha de Sao Paulo. Dörr’s photographs have been published in TIME, CNN, PDN, The Guardian, Wired, Lens Culture, Marie Claire, L’oeil de la photographie, Le Figaro, The Telegraph, Feature Shoot, El Pais, 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, Ecuador, United States, Spain, France, Portugal, England, Russia among others. 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, she was named in TIME one of the 34 female photographer to follow. Currently she is represented by VII Photo Agency as part of the Mentor Program. She is based in Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil.