Tomas Mantilla is a documentary photographer born in Bogota, Colombia. In 2015, after assisting the American photographer Stephen Ferry, 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 plans to keep working on issues of social concer and to return to Colombia to work on the post-conflict reality that is expected in the country. He is currently based in New York.
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
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