Adriana Parrilla was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She holds a B.A. in Modern Languages from the University of Puerto Rico, and an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from Spéos Photographic Institute in Paris. Her professional background as a ballet and contemporary dancer played a significant role in developing an inner sensibility to the world around her. Her work is an all-encompassing story, which centers on themes of identity construction, Blackness, and resilience.  In 2019, she was awarded the Teodoro Torres Award (Photo-Essay) in the Annual Competition of the Association of Puerto Rican Photojournalists and, in 2021 she was selected as a mentee for the Women Photograph Mentorship Class. 

Based in Paris, France and in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

Currently in📍Paris, France.

Available for assignments globally.

Languages: Spanish (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent) and Italian (basic).

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