LOU PERALTA

Born in 1964 in Mexico City. Lives in Mexico.

 

 

 Education and trainning

 

2018 Diploma in “Use, study and dissemination of photographic collections”. Hydra, CDMX.

2018 Workshop given by Deborah Klochko, Executive Director & Chief Curator of the Museum of Photographic Arts. San Diego, California.

Hydra, CDMX.

2018 Course on Art, politics and activism. NODE Center, Berlin.

2018 Course on Museography and exhibition design.
NODE Center, Berlin.

2018 Fotofest 2018 Biennial, portafolio review and seminars attendee. Houston, Texas.

2017 Diploma in Contemporary Photography. NODE Center, Berlin.

2017 Paris Photo Fair, attendee to fair and talks. Paris, France.

2016 Emerging Artist Professionalization Program. NODE Center, Berlin.

2016 Course on photobooks edition and production given by Gonzalo Golpe. NODE Center, Berlin.

2013 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 Forum magazine. And 1999-2003: Photography Director, Lifestyle Publications.

Photo shoots of the most renowned intellectuals, performers, entrepreneurs and politicians in Mexico.  Has photographed the National Opera in the Bellas Artes Opera Theatre, from 2013 to 2017. 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 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 "Opera photography" sponsored by Fujifilm at the World Trade Center. Mexico City.

2014   Invited by Fujifilm to give a talk about the "Mirrorless technology" at 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 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 - 2018  Portafolio on Fujifilm´s international webpage.

 

 

Rewards and acknowledgements

 

2017: Selected in the Visor Magazine´s Call “Women photographers in Latin America”, in the conceptual category.