Louie Palu - Presented by Nikon Canada Ltd.
Louie Palu's 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 six times (2004-09), Internationale Fototage in Mannheim/Ludwigshafen in Germany, George Eastman House, Ping Yao Festival in China, Fotografia International Festival of Rome, Centrum for Fotografi in Stockholm, Sweden, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University 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, Hasselblad Master Award, Best of Photojournalism Award from the NPPA, Silver Medal from the Society of Newspaper Design for photography and eight awards from the White House News Photographers Association. In 2009 he was awarded an Aftermath Grant for a project on veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Hearst 8x10 Photography Biennial Award and Canadian Photojournalist of the Year. In 2010 Louie was awarded the Alexia Foundation Photography Grant for World Peace and Cultural Understanding for a project on Kandahar, Afghanistan.
May 20, 2PM & 6PM