Griselda San Martin is a documentary photographer currently based in New York City. She is a graduate of the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism program at the International Center of Photography in New York and holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Colorado.
For the past five years, she has documented the U.S.- Mexico border. Her long-term projects delve into issues of immigration, deportation, inequality and human rights violations. She is currently focusing on the Hispanic community in the United States, exploring the effects of the rising xenophobic political and social climate in immigrants and ethnic minorities.
Her work explores transnational issues and focuses on concepts of identity and belonging. She is interested in in-depth stories that transcend borders and cultures and challenge popular assumptions and dominant media discourses.
Her work has appeared in publications such as The Washington Post, The New York Times Lens Blog, The New Republic, The Huffington Post and El País among others.