LOU PERALTA

Born in 1964 in Mexico City. Lives in Mexico.

 

 

Education and trainning

 

2017 Currently completing a diploma in Contemporary Photography. NODE Center, Berlin.

2016 Emerging Artist Professionalization Program. NODE Center, Berlin.
2013: Online course on contemporary art photography with Juan Curto, NODE Center, Berlin.
1999  Photography workshop given by Sean Kernan at Santa Fe Workshops. USA.
1997  Specialization diploma from the Universidad Intercontinental in Computer Graphic Design. Mexico City.
1996  Workshop on “Faces: a commitment to portraiture,” given by Max Kozloff at the Centro de la Imagen. Mexico City.
1994  Editorial Design course with Swiss typographer André Gürtler at the Universidad la Salle in Mexico City.

1992  Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design with a major in editorial design, from the Universidad Iberoamericana; honorable award for thesis. Mexico City.
Editorial experience as 1987-1994: Art Director, Foto Fórum magazine. And 1999-2003: Photography Director, Lifestyle Publications.

Engaged in photography, especially portrait photography, since 1983.  Photo shoots with the most renowned intellectuals, performers, entrepreneurs and politicians in Mexico.  Has photographed the National Opera in the Bellas Artes Opera Theatre, since 2013. Involved in the publication of various books and encyclopedias. Photographs appearing in a number of magazines.

 

 

Solo shows:

 

1998  Portraits. World of Editorial Photography with Canon. Mexico City.
1997  When the future catches up with us. Kodak Pro-Passport Cultural Program. Guadalajara, Mexico.
1990  Observing her observe. Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros. Mexico City.

 

 

Group shows:

 

2017 Fujifilm GFX camera premier. Estacion Indianilla. Mexico City.

2008  100 Years of Photography Tradition in Mexico. Tecnológico de Monterrey. Mexico City.
1995  If I die far from here. Centro de la Imagen. Mexico City.
1995  San Angelinos at heart. Plaza Loreto. Mexico City.


Teaching and talks

 

2016   Invited as a speaker about "Portrait and Opera photography" at Photo Regis Expo sponsored by Fujifilm at the World Trade Center. Mexico City.
2014   Invited by Fujifilm to give a talk about the "Mirrorless technology" at ComFot, World Trade Center. Mexico City.
1998   Invited by Canon to give the lecture “The world of editorial photography with Canon”. Mexico City.
1997   Participated in Kodak’s Pro-Passport cultural program “When the future catches up with us,” in Guadalajara. Mexico.
1995   Took part in conference entitled “100 years of photographic tradition in Mexico” at McCormick Place, Chicago, during the Annual Convention of the PP of A (Professional Photographers of America). USA.
1994 - 1996 Taught courses at Universidad Iberoamericana on Photography, Editorial Design and Advanced Graphic  Arts. Mexico City.

 

Publications

 

2016  X-Photographers book. Fujifilm International.
2015  Zoom Magazine Italy. Issue 243.
2015  X-Photographers book. Fujifilm International.
2014  Portafolio on Fujifilm´s international webpage.