Gillmar villamil
Colombian photographer. He studied Industrial Design, devoting several years to teaching in this field, which was alternating with his passion for photography, with which he configured his own creative identity. For several years he has been working as a documentary maker and videographer for public institutions, where he has had the opportunity to tour the country, building a historical document of the populations and their relationship with the environment.
His photographic essays and some of his images have been published in print media such as Archivo Latino, Esquire Latin America and El Tiempo, Colombia's main printed media. As well as on digital platforms such as Getty Images (@gettyreportage). His work in documentary video has been nominated for the India Catalina Awards as the best documentary program in Colombia with the Documentary series; Our Footprint In this field he was also director of photography of "Salobre", a documentary driven by an educational institution in the United Kingdom; University of York, which addresses the problems of fishermen in the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta. In 2019 he obtained special mention of the jury in the Visual Storytelling Awards, from the Lensculture.
He has specialized in the area of ​​graphic and documentary reporting, although not
neglects the other fields of photography, such as architecture, landscape, portrait and
fashion, in which he has also worked.
In the last 5 years his life and his perspectives towards this have been transformed
knowing the most distant places of Colombia, sharing with their people,
living with them and managing to transmit through their work, customs and
feelings of many people and situations in the country.