Tomas Mantilla is a documentary photographer born in Bogota, Colombia. In 2015 he traveled to New York City to study Visual Journalism and Documentary Practice at the International Center of Photography. During his year at the ICP he focused on the criminal justice system and New York notorious jail, Rikers Island. He is currently studying History at the Universidad de los Andes in his native Bogotá. He is also focused on progressively merging his photo work with original written reporting.


2016 "Rikers Island: Out of Mind, Out of Sight" for Another Kind of Paradise, International Center of Photography, New York, NY


2016 - Eddie Adams Workshop

2015 - Visual Journalism and Documentary Practice: International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA
2015 - Eyes In Progress / VII Photos Ed Kashi Visual Storytelling Workshop 


2016 - "Another Kind of Paradaise" at The International Center of Photography, New York City, with "Rikera Island, Out of Sight Out of Mind"


2016 - Shift Vol Eleven, International Center of Photography, NYC

2016 - New York Edited: Identity, Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie, Berlin