Loulou d’Aki is a Swedish photographer, born and raised on the southern seaside.  Her work evolves around the idea of freedom, and how human beings are conditioned by society.

Her clients include New York Times, National Geographic, Le Monde, M. le Magazine du Monde, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, TOPIC, D. la Repubblica, Internazionale, La Repubblica, TIME,  Dagens Nyheter, UNICEF...

Alongside commissioned work, she focuses on long term projects which turn into exhibitions and books. 

Lou 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.



Ragusa Photofestival, Ragusa, Italy

Head On Festival, Sydney, Australia

Redamancy, PHMuseum

Piu liberi, piu libri, The Cloud book fair, Rome, Italy

Talent, Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden

Höstsalongen, Arbetets museum, Norrköping, 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


Head On portrait award, Sydney, Australia - shortlisted

19th RPS Grantee 2020 - Tokyo, Japan. Solo exhibition 

1 year working grant from the Swedish Art Council

Cortona on the Move dummy award, Cortona, Italy - winner

Vienna photobook festival, Vienna, Austria - finalist

Grand Prix Finalist, Fotofestiwal Lodz,  Poland

Project Grant from Swedish Art Society, 2017

Burn Magazine's Emerging Photographer Fund 2016, finalist 

IPP Award 2016, winner, news category

Il Reportage 2016, finalist

Moscow photo awards 2016, honorable mention

Mediterraneo tra terra et mare 2015, winner

Portraet nu! 2009, finalist

LOU is currently in Sweden

Available for bookings and enquiries

+46 735749508


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