Original Broadcasts 2010: Louie Palu Journalist, Photographer & Writer

May 4, 2010 & December 2010 (Two Program Series): Louie Palu Photographer (Canada)

Listen to two program series – Louie Palu graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1991. His work has appeared in numerous books, catalogues, festivals and exhibitions internationally, which includes being selected for the photojournalism festival Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France five times (2004-08) and also includes five nominations for the Visa d’Or in the Daily Press Award, Internationale Fototage in Mannheim/Ludwigshafen in Germany, George Eastman House, Ping Yao Festival in China, Fotografia International Festival of Rome, Voies Off Fringe Festival in Arles, France, Centrum for Fotografi in Stockholm, Sweden, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, including exhibitions and festivals in Italy, Canada, Australia, Russia, Portugal, Belgium and Brazil and was selected for the 2009 New York Photo Festival and CONTACT Photography Festival. Louie is the recipient of numerous awards including a Critical Mass Book Award, Aftermath Grant, Hasselblad Master Award, Best of Photojournalism Award from the NPPA, Silver Medal from the Society of Newspaper Design for photography and seven awards from the White House News Photographers Association. In the summer of 2006 he was selected for Photography Now: one hundred portfolios, as one of a 100 photographers included in an international survey of photography, which was juried by curators from Europe, Japan and the United States. In 2009 he was awarded an Aftermath Grant, the Hearst 8×10 Photography Biennial Award and Canadian Photojournalist of the Year. Louie’s work is included in numerous private and public collections including The Library and Archives of Canada, The Canadian Museum of Civilization, Portland Art Museum, George Eastman House International Museum of Film and Photography and the Portrait Gallery of Canada. His work has been published in numerous publications worldwide including The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Toronto Star, The Walrus, Geist, National Post, Macleans, NPR, The Globe and Mail and Sunday Times Magazine. Memberships and Professional Affiliations are White House News Photographers Association, US Senate Press Photographers Gallery, National Press Photographers Association, Canadian Association of Journalists, News Photographers Association of Canada. Louie is represented by the photo agency ZUMA Press.

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