Loulou d’Aki is a Swedish documentary photographer, born and raised on the southern seaside.
As a photographer she is interested in how human beings are affected by the society in which they live, the influence of borders and the idea of freedom.
Alongside commissioned work, Lou focuses on various long term projects, such as Make a Wish – a photo essay looking at how the dreams and aspirations of youngsters across the globe are conditioned by where they are born and the society in which they grow up.
Lou was a singer before she became a photographer. She speaks Swedish, English, Italian, French and gets by in German, Hebrew, Yiddish, Danish and Norwegian.
Middle Eastern based from 2010 - 2015, Loulou d’Aki is currently based in Athens, Greece and works all around the world. She is a member of Agence VU'.
Le Monde, die Zeit, Omvärlden, Dagens Nyheter, Sydsvenskan, Le Journal du dimanche, New York Times, Marie Claire, Bloomberg Businessweek, Time Lightbox, National Geographic Proof, New York Magazine, VICE, Annabelle, Aftenposten Innsikt...
Prix Bayeux Calvados des
correspondants de guerre
The Other hundred
Mois de la photo
Project Grant from Swedish Art Society, 2017
Burn Magazine's Emerging Photographer Fund 2016, finalist
IPP Award 2016, winner, news cathegory
Il Reportage 2016, finalist
Moscow photo awards 2016, honorable mention
Mediterraneo tra terra et mare 2015, winner
Portraet nu! 2009, finalist