Silvana Trevale is a Venezuelan photographer based in London. Silvana was born and raised in Venezuela, at the age of seventeen she decided to leave her home country for better opportunities. After finishing her BA at the University of Huddersfield she started working as a freelance photographer. The escalating crisis in her home country of Venezuela has motivated her to produce two of her latest bodies of work. With photography, she has found an outlet to empower her people as they face one of the most difficult political crisis in the world today. She has just returned to the UK as she was completing a piece of work centered on the Venezuela Youth funded by the Royal Photographic Society as she was awarded the Joan Wakelin Award. Additionally, at the beginning of this year 2020, she held her first solo show at ThePrintSpace in London showing her latest piece Venezuelan Youth. Finally, her work has been part of many exhibitions around the world such as in China, at the Pingyao International Photography Festival.
Since 2017 she has been returning to her home country Venezuela every year, exploring the lives of the youth and their daily struggles.