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About Luisa Dörr


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. Luisa was part of  VII Mentor Program. She is based in Itacaré, Bahia,  Brazil.


2016 World Press Photo Joop Swart Master class, The Netherlands

2016 Lens Culture Portrait Awards, Finalist

2015 IPA  – Honorable Mention – People, Children Category

2015 Participant of VII Photo Mentor Program

2015 PDN Emerging Photographer 2015

2015 Lens Culture Emerging Talent 2015

2014 Finalist – Gomma Photography Grant

2014 Honorable mention – Paraty em Foco

Solo Exhibitions and Group Exhibitions:

2017 #girlgaze: a frame of mind – Los Angeles, USA

2017 Mois de la Photo du Grand Paris –  Paris, France

2017 Eyes on Main Street – Wilson, USA

2016 Ciudades Visibles, Crônicas latino americanas – Quito, Ecuador

2016 Fluz Quito – Quito, Ecuador

2015 Photoquai Biannual – Paris, France

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 –  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



2017 Voies Off Festivals, Cour de l’Archevêché – Arles, France

2017 Month of Photography Denver, Denver – Colorado USA

2017 Festival Tiradentes – Tiradentes, Brazil

2017 Focus Photography Festival – Mumbai, India

2017 Los Angeles Festival of Photography – LA, USA

2017 Odessa/ Batumi Photo Festival – Odessa, Ukraine

2017 FORMAT, International Photography Festival –  Derby, UK

Contact :

e-mail: dorrluisa (at)

phone: (+5511) 96357-7533
skype: luisa.dorr
Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil

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