New York native José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican American documentary photographer currently based in New York City. His personal work consists of documenting sub-cultures, politics, and the relationship between Puerto Rico...
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First self-portrait under social distancing at my apartment in Ridgewood, Queens, NYC April 10, 2020.
First self-portrait under social distancing at my apartment in Ridgewood, Queens, NYC April 10, 2020. During these times of solitude, as a means to combat the pandemic in our city, I've used the time to reflect on why I chose photography to serve as my voice, how the artform initially inspired me, and why I continued working on stories that touch me. Who else has been working in self-portraiture during this new normal in our world?