Ada Trillo, 2019 Fellow

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply troubled by the social problems affecting the Latin American people. An example of Trillo’s work is a photo documentary exposé of low-cost sex workers in Mexico. Trillo’s photographs have been featured in several major press outlets - and was recently selected Best Series in the Black and White International Awards. She studied in Italy and Philadelphia, and her work has been shown in solo, and group exhibitions.

Ada is currently working on a photo documentary that explores and exposes the dangers, injustice and violations to human rights that imigrants face wile crossing the border and being deported within the USA and Mexico. This is an important and pressing topic that should be wrestled with.