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La Caravana Del Diablo

  • Prize
    Bronze in Press/Political
  • Company
    Ada Trillo Photography
  • Photographer
    Ada Trillo

In January of 2020, fleeing violence and poor economic conditions, Hondurans organized a massive migrant caravan that traveled through Guatemala into Mexico. After traveling for 8 days the caravan crossed the Suchiate River into Mexico and were met by the recently established Guardia Nacional composed of former Federal, Military and Naval Police. For many asylum seekers, deportation will result in living a life of extortion, impoverishment and even death. The full effect of Trump's xenaphobic policies toward immigrants and asylum seekers will no doubt be felt for generations to come.

Ada Trillo is a fine art photographer based in Philadelphia, PA, and Juarez, Mexico. Trillo holds degrees from the Istituto Marangoni in Milan and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Trillo’s work is concerned with human rights issues facing Latin America. Trillo has documented forced prostitution in Juarez and the recent migrant caravan attempting to reach the U.S.. Trillo has exhibited internationally at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, The Photo Meetings in Luxembourg, The Passion for Freedom Art Festival in London, Festival Internazionale di Fotografia in Cortona Italy and at the

Awards 2020 PORTRAITS – Hellerau Photography Award Finalist prize 20-20-2020

2019 Tokyo International Foto AwardsGold in Editorial/Political, 1st Place winner in Editorial

2019 Director’s Award Center for fine Art Photography Fort Collings,Co

2019 Juror’s Award Center for fine art Photography Fort Collings,Co

2019 Center for Emerging Visual Artist fellowship

2019 Smithsonian Magazine Photo of the day: 06.20.19 editors pick award

2019 Lens on Latin America exhibition First-prize winner: 'Estrellas.'

2018 Monochrome Awards Nude - Honorable Mention
(Professional) Coco by Ada Trillo (United States)

2018 Passion for Freedom October 10 “Ada Trillo’s “La Lova – Prostitute Ciudad Juarez” received the Silver Award in London.”

2018 ND Awards editorial: documentary 2nd place silver star award Ada Trillo united states

2017 Leeway Foundation art for change grant

2017 The Photo Review Competition Winners

2017 Black and White International Awards, Italy first place best series