Luisa Dorr was born in Lajeado, Brazil. As a teenager she wanted to be a designer, but discovered photography around the age of 22. She studied photography at the Lutheran University of Brazil in Canoas – RS. Dörr’s photographs have been published in TIME, CNN, PDN, Wired New Yorker, Vogue, Lens Culture, Marie Claire, Vice, among many others. Her photographic work focuses on the genre of portraiture and seeks to address its contemporary aspects. Had solo and group exhibitions in Brazil, United States, Spain, France, Portugal, England and Russia. In 2015 Luisa was selected for the LensCulture Emerging Talent and one of the PDN Emerging Photographer. In 2016 she was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2017 Dörr was named for TIME one of the 34 photojournalist to follow. She was part of the VII Mentor Program. She is based in Bahia, Brazil.