About

Where do the asylum seekers sleep? Why do Iranians have illegal satellite dishes? How limited is the media that informs us about conflicts? Why do countries have borders? How is the islam in the Netherlands represented? Just a few examples of questions Lou Muuse researched in her projects.

Lou Muuse is a online content creator and photographer from the Netherlands. Her subjects of interest respond on urgent debates in society. Her curiosity triggers questions, these activate her inspiration and are a starting point for new projects. With a journalistic approach Lou visualise her anthropological observations, with this she tries to create new perspectives, to pull the viewer beyond their prejudice. 

Her visual tools are still and moving images. She also works with interactive storytelling, data visualisation and virtual reality. She mainly create projects in collaboration with a graphic designers or illustrators.


Lou is currently working as a video journalist at Brandpunt+ and as freelance photographer.

Selected experience

2019
Video journalist Brandpunt+ KRO-NCRV
2018
Crossmedia storytelling BNNVARA
Exhibition - De Kracht van Rotterdam
2017
IDFA Doclab Academy
Artist in Residence - Docking Station
Exhibition - Fotodok
Exhibition - Organ Vida
Exhibition - Schiedam Fotofestival
2016
Exhibition - Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
Lecture - What Design can Do

Education
2017 MA Photography - AKV | St. Joost, Breda
2015 BA Photography - Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam


Awards and Nominations
2015
Winner Public Prize Steenbergen Stipendium
Winner The Best Researchproject of the WdKA
Nomination Drempelprijs Social Practice WdKA




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