Louie Palu is a renowned documentary photographer whose work has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions internationally. He is the recipient of many honors including a National Magazine Award, Critical Mass Book Award, Hasselblad Master Award, Alexia Foundation Documentary Photography Grant, Aftermath Grant, and he was a 2011 Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow with the New America Foundation.
Louie’s work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, The Atlantic, Paris Match, BBC, The Globe, and the Sunday Times Magazine. His work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the George Eastman House.
Palu is best known for his long-term studies of the social and political issues of our times, including a recent five-year investigation of the conflict in Kandahar, Afghanistan.