Miguel Trillo

BIO

Miguel Trillo (Cádiz, Spain, 1953) photographer since the 70s his work falls within the documentary photography genre, portraying local young people in an everyday context or against musical backdrops such as concerts and rock venues. Trillo’s photographs have become necessary documentation to understand the evolution of young urban tribes and an entire country. In the 80s, Trillo was one of the photographers who best captured the cultural and musical effervescence that Spain experienced during the Movida madrileña (Madrid Movement), recording the protagonists of concerts and media icons of the time.

His work can be found in important public and private Spanish collections, such as the Reina Sofía National Art Museum (Madrid), Museum of Contemporary Art (Barcelona), Foto Colectania (Barcelona), among others. His work together with that of other Spanish photographers such as Ouka Leele appeared this year at the major exhibition La Movida: A Chronicle of Turmoil 1978-1988 in Les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles (France).