Lou Peralta was born in Mexico City in 1964. She belongs to the fourth generation of portrait photographers, which has a long history in Mexico. With 30 years of professional experience, in 2017 she decided to devote herself full time to contemporary photography. This same year, in a call for entries entitled “Women photographers in Latin America,” the magazine VISOR selected her in the conceptual category for her series “Despiece.”
Lou earned an undergraduate degree in graphic design with a major in editorial design (honorable award for thesis) from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. The is currently completing a specialty course in contemporary photography at the Node Center for Curatorial Studies Online, after signing up for a professionalization program for up-and-coming artists previously.
Fujifilm Mexico named her brand ambassador; she is one of a worldwide group of “X-Photographers.”