Loulou d’Aki is a Swedish documentary photographer, born and raised on the southern seaside. 

Her clients include Le Monde, New York Times, National Geographic, Bloomberg Businessweek, TOPIC, Marie Claire, D. la Repubblica, Internazionale, La Repubblica, TIME,  Dagens Nyheter, UNICEF...

Alongside commissioned work, Lou focuses on various long term projects which turn into exhibitions and books. She was a singer before she became a photographer. She speaks Swedish, English, Italian, French and gets by in German and Hebrew.

Middle Eastern based from 2010 - 2015,  Loulou d’Aki is currently based in Athens, Greece and works all around the world.



Talent, Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden

Organ Vida festival, Zagreb, Croatia

Cortona on the Move, Cortona, Italy

Lodz fotofestiwal, Lodz, Poland

Lofoten photofestival, Kabelvag, Norway

Prix Bayeux Calvados, France

Noorderlicht photofestival, Leuwaarden, Holland

Singapore Photofestival, Singapore

The Other hundred, Hong Kong

Foto Leggendo, Rome, Italy

Mois de la photo, Paris, France

Portraet nu!, Denmark, Sweden, Finland


1 year working grant from the Swedish Art Council, 2017

Cortona on the Move dummy award, winner

Vienna photobook festival, shortlisted

Grand Prix Finalist, Fotofestiwal Lodz

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

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