New York, NY, USA
Javier Álvarez (Santiago de Chile, 1988) is a documentary photographer with a special interest in social issues, focused on human relationships in neglected communities. Alvarez's work has been exhibited, published, granted and/or distributed in Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, Italy, and the USA. He is a photographer contributor for MidiaNinja.
Working in between North and South America
Available for assignments worldwide
2018 - Mentor Program - David Allan Harvey/Magnum Photos, 2017 - National Press Photo (Chile), 2016 - 1º Portfolio Prize, 2016 - Nominated for Rodrigo Rojas de Negri grant, 2015 - National Press Photo (Chile), 2015 - Joop Swart Masterclass, 2015 - Joop Swart Masterclass
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing
São Paulo, Brasil. 2014. Portrait of a young man early in the morning.
The ‘People’s Cup’ camp, where thousands of families where affected by the real state speculation and became homeless after the construction of the ‘Arena Itaquera‘, lived on improvised tents just a few blocks away from the soccer stadium that hosted the #fifaworldcup2014
#brasil #saopaulo #itaquera #ocupacao #tbt #mtst