Loulou d’Aki is a photographer, born and raised on the Swedish seaside. Her main interest lies in how human beings are affected by the society in which they live and the influence of borders.
d’Aki’s work has been exhibited at Prix Bayeux Calvados des correspondants de guerre, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Singapore Photofestival, The Other hundred, Foto Leggendo, Mois de la photo, Portraet nu!...
Some of her clients include Le Monde, die Zeit, New York Times, TIMES, NY Magazine, Internazionale, Le Journal du dimanche, Marie Claire, Dagens Nyheter, Omvärlden, Unicef...Since she began using Instagram she has done Instagram takeovers for @newyorkerphoto, @burndiary and @americanphotomag
Alongside commissioned work and freelance editorials d’Aki focuses on various long term projects, such as: MAKE A WISH – a photo essay looking at the hopes and dreams of youngsters across the globe and CITY HEADACHE – the post-war generation’s way of handling the Iranian dress code in it’s own way within a society where the urban recollection of war and martyrdom is an inevitable and constant factor.
She speaks Swedish, English, Italian, French and gets by in German, Hebrew and Yiddish.
Middle Eastern based from 2010 - 2015, Loulou d’Aki is currently based in Athens, Greece.