About the Book
In 2022 Obscura Gallery presents Lou Peralta´s exhibition, who is the fourth generation of a family of portrait photographers. After more than 30 years as an editorial photographer herself, she decided to devote full time to creating her own contemporary photography in which she explores portraiture and fuse
pre-Hispanic influences with contemporary culture, often extending her photographic works on paper by imbedding physical references to historical and contemporary
Lou Peralta /visual artist and photographer (Mexican b. 1964) Lou Peralta (Mexico City, 1964). Her photographic practice spans a period of more than 30 years, in which she has focused on revealing different contemporary narratives with the portrait. She studied graphic design with specialization in editorial design at the Universidad Iberoamericana (1992), later she did a specialization Diploma in contemporary photography at the Node Center for Curatorial Studies (2017). Her work has been presented in more than 20 exhibitions collectively and individually, mainly in the United States and Mexico. She is represented by Foto Relevance gallery https://fotorelevance.com/ in Houston, TX. and by Obscura Gallery in Santa Fe, NM https://www.obscuragallery.net/home-2022/ . Her Comalli Series pieces are available in Mexico City through Patricia Conde Galería https://pcg.photo/es/home . Since 2013 she is a brand ambassador of Fujifilm Mexico as part of the world group X-Photographers.