LOULOU d'AKI is a visual artist and photographer born and raised on the swedish southern seaside. She's studied Art and Music in Skåne, Sweden and Photography in Rome, Italy.Lou has lived and worked across Europe, in the Middle East, in Japan, Canada, the United States and Mexico. She divides her time between assigned work and personal projects which turn into exhibitions and books.She currently lives in Greece and Sweden.




EXHIBITIONS

KG+ SELECT, Kyotographie, Japan

Säters bibliotek, Säter, Sweden

RPS, Tokyo, Japan

Ragusa Photofestival, Ragusa, Italy

Helsinki Photofestival

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


AWARDS AND GRANTS

Swedish Arts Committee, working grant

National Geographic Covid Emergency Fund

American photography #35 - winner

Head On portrait award, Sydney, Australia - shortlisted

19th RPS Grantee 2020 - Tokyo, Japan

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, Fotofestiwal Lodz, Poland - finalist

Project Grant from the Swedish Art Society

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


CLIENTS

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

Sydsvenska Dagbladet

Omvärlden

Aftonbladet

Save the Children

L'armée de Terre

UNICEF


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