Bio
Luisa Dörr is a Brazilian photographer whose work is mainly focused on the feminine human landscape. Through the quietness of her storytelling, she uses the portrait as a vehicle to tell narratives, and explore the complexity of human nature and femininity.

Dörr's photographs have been published in TIME magazine, National Geographic, The New York Times, PDN, GEO, Wired, among many others. She’s had exhibitions in Brazil, United States, Spain, France, Portugal, England and Russia. In 2015, Dörr was selected for LensCulture Emerging Talent. In 2018, she won POYi Documentary Project of the Year, ‘FIRSTS’ for TIME Magazine and Magenta Flash Forward Award with Maysa’s story. In 2019, she won 3rd prize with Falleras for the portrait stories category of the World Press Photo Award.

Based in Bahia, Brazil, Dörr is currently working on long term projects related to racial rights and the role of women in the agrobusiness. Parallel to these projects, she photographs for assignments worldwide.


Exhibitions
La Gacily Photo Festival (La Gacily, France) 2020
Falleras, World Press Photo Tour 2019
V Fórum Latino-Americano de Fotografia, Itau Cultura (Sao Paulo, Brazil ) 2019
Magenta Foundation, Flash-Forward, Luma Festival, (Chicago, USA) 2018
Afroamericanos, Centro de La Imagen (Ciudad de México, Mexico) 2018
Dream Big Princess, ONU (New York City,Usa) 2017
Fotoistanbul (Istambul, Turkey) 2017
Central Dupon exhibition, Mois de la Photo du Grand Paris (Paris, France) 2017
Annenberg Space for Photography, #girlgaze (Los Angeles, Usa) 2016

Ciudades Visibles - Crônicas Latino Americanas (Quito,
Ecuador) 2016
Fluz Quito, (Quito, Ecuador) 2016
Focus Photography Festival (Mumbai, India) 2016
Photoquai Biannual (Paris, France) 2015
Photovisa, (Krasnodar, Russia) 2015
SF Camerawork, (San Francisco, Usa) 2015
Pinta London, The Modern and Contemporary Latin American (London, UK) 2014
FIFCV- Festival Internacional de Fotografia de Cabo Verde (Cabo Verde, Africa) 2014
10 ̊ Paraty em Foco ( Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 2014
FotoRio (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) 2014

Encontros da Imagem (Braga, Portugal) 2013


Awards
2020 American Photography 36 (The Flying Cholitas)
2020 ZEISS Photography, Finalist (The Flying Cholitas)
2019 World Press Photo, 3rd place, Storie Portraits Category (Falleras story)
2019 Magenta Flash Forward (Maysa’s story)
2018 Poyi Document Project of the year (FIRSTS for Time Magazine)
2016 World Press Photo Joop Swart Master class, The Netherlands
2016 Lens Culture Portrait Awards, Finalist ( Maysa’s story)
2015 Participant of VII Photo Mentor Program
2015 Lens Culture Emerging Talent 2015 (Maysa’s story)