Based in São Paulo, Luisa Dörr was born in Lajeado, Brazil and discovered photography at the age of 22. Her photographic work focuses on the genre of portraiture and seeks to address its contemporary aspects. Dörr’s photographs have been published in Time, CNN, PDN, Wired, LensCulture, Marie Claire, L’Oeil de la photographie, Le Figaro, Feature Shoot, El Pais, and Vice among others and has been exhibited in Brazil, Ecuador, the U.S., Spain, France, Portugal, England, and Russia. She was selected for the LensCulture Emerging Talent award and PDN Emerging Photographer award in 2015. She was a participant in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in 2016 and participated in the VII Photo Agency mentor program. Dörr was named as one of the 34 photojournalists to follow in 2017 by Time magazine. In 2018, her project Firsts for Time magazine won the POYi Documentary Project of the Year. (Photo shot in El Alto, Bolivia 2018. Photo sponsor: Ann Martin.)


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