0 2 Comments

Louie Palu is a documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work focuses on social political issues such as war, human rights and poverty.  Today Molly will be discussing his amazing project in the Arctic and his experiences in the middle of the January 6th insurrection mob.  And maybe his fishing exploits.

His work has appeared in festivals, publications, exhibitions and collections internationally. His project covering politics in Washington from 2019-2021 was selected for a World Press Photo award. He is a 2016-17 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and a Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow in the Humanities at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the recipient of numerous awards including Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grants, 2011-12 Bernard L Schwartz Fellowship with the New America Foundation and Milton Rogovin Fellowship at the University of Arizona. He is well known for his work which examines social political issues such as human rights, conflict and poverty. He is currently working on a long-term project on the Arctic partnered with National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Society and is a National Geographic Explorer. In 2019 his work was selected for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture. His work is held in numerous collections including the Smithsonian, U.S. Library of Congress and National Gallery of Art.

Louie graduated with an associate of the Ontario College of Art diploma and has an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

last week’s episode: Anastasia Taylor-Lind and Alisa Sopova………. next week’s episode: Dina Litovsky

Categories :

2 thoughts on “Episode 89: Louie Palu (Documentary Photography)”

Leave a Reply

Related Posts

Episode 95: Jeffrey Henson Scales (Documentary Photography)
Jeffrey Henson Scales has led an amazing life, from photographing the Black Panthers at age
Episode 31: Michael A. McCoy (Documentary Photography)
ARCHIVE EPISODE: With a longtime passion for photography, photojournalist Michael A. McCoy has had the
Episode 9: Webster Phillips (Documentary Photography)
ARCHIVE EPISODE: Webster Phillips is part of a lineage of great photographers, his father Irving
Episode 2: Shan Wallace (Street Photography)
ARCHIVE EPISODE: Baltimore native Shan Wallace joins the podcast to discuss her street photography having
Episode 94: Michelle McLoughlin (Documentary Photography)
Michelle McLoughlin is a Connecticut-based photojournalist whose work spans both the editorial and corporate worlds.
BONUS: Paula Gately Tillman Aligning Stars Exhibit
A bonus interview: In case you missed it’s mention in Episode 92, Paula Gately Tillman
Episode 35: A. D. Coleman (Historical Photography)
ARCHIVE EPISODE: Today we chat with A. D. Coleman, photography critic and historian, about the
Episode 93: Ulysses Muñoz (Sports Photography)
Ulysses Muñoz is a photojournalist at the Baltimore Banner. Born and raised in Columbia, Maryland,
Episode 92: Paula Gately Tillman (Documentary Photography)
Baltimore’s own Paula Gately Tillman is a seasoned photographer best known for capturing photos across
Episode 91: Stephen Crowley (Political Photography)
Stephen Crowley is a renowned political photographer that has spent his career capturing Washington, D.C.