Griselda San Martin Recognized by Latin American Fotografía 5 / by Bianca Fortis

"The Wall," by Griselda San Martin, was selected as a winning project in the Latin American Fotografía 5 contest. 

"The Wall," by Griselda San Martin, was selected as a winning project in the Latin American Fotografía 5 contest. 

Transborder Media’s Griselda San Martin was selected as one of the winning photographers for Latin American Fotografía 5. 

Fotografía 5 represents the best images of the year from and for Latin America.

“The Wall,” is a photography project that documents families separated by immigration status who meet on both sides of the border fence at Friendship Park, the only federally established binational meeting place along the 2,000-mile border dividing the United States and Mexico."

San Martin has worked along the northern border of Mexico, specifically in Tijuana and the northern Baja region for over three years. Her work has focused on identity, displaced people and migration. 

You can see her work displayed along with the others who were selected here.

San Martin's work has also recently been recognized in the Moscow International Foto Awards, the 9th International Color Awards, and the 10th Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris