José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
  
Paper Kings
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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Paper Kings
Credits: josé a. alvarado jr.
Date of Work: 10/01/19 - 10/01/18
Updated: 11/07/19
In late September of 2018, I was commisioned to document a paper company's 75th anniversary in Rye, New York. The images in this series document the nights unfolding under the dim lighting fixtures, gaudy ambiance, and late 80's facade. 
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