Louie Palu is an award-winning documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work has appeared in publications and exhibitions internationally. He is a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the recipient of numerous awards including a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant (2012) to cover the Mexican Drug War and a Milton Rogovin Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography.
He is well known for work which examines social political issues such as human rights, conflict, and poverty. He has covered conflict in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Ukraine. His work is held in numerous collections including the National Gallery of Art (Washington D.C.), Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and many more. His work has been featured on the BBC, Al Jazeera, Der Spiegel, NPR, El Pais, The New York Times, La Republica, and many others. His photographs and films have been exhibited in numerous museums and festivals such as the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Baltimore Museum of Art, and Munich Documentary Film Festival.
More on his work can be seen here www.louiepalu.com.