José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
   
Narratives From The West; An American Solar Eclipse
Location: New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual... read on
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Narratives From The West; An American Solar Eclipse
Copyright josé a. alvarado jr. 2021
Date of Work 08/18/17 - 08/25/17
Updated 07/04/18
Location Moab






Narratives from the West; An American Solar Eclipse
Narratives from the West; An American Solar Eclipse is a story that begins in Portland, Oregon and ends in Denver Colorado. Acting as a visual diary from the point of view of José Alvarado Jr. the images in the series documents the 2,000-mile journey between two close friends as they travel five states, four national parks, three major cities, two continental divide points, and one solar eclipse in the small town of Payette, Idaho on August 21, 2017.
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