José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
  
Paper Kings
Location: New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: 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... 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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By José A. Alvarado Jr. / United States — Commissioned Work
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By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — A New York native, José A. Alvarado Jr. (b. 1989) is a Puerto Rican documentary photographer,..
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A Night Amongst the Kings and Queens of Paper

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Rye New York
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The Story of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — The Story of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In the wake of the 2016 U.S. national election, discontent echoes..
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The Little Barbershop on Suydam

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Bushwick — The Little Barbershop on Suydam On a mid-July day in 2016, one of the hottest in New York City’s..
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A Good Beginning Makes A Good Ending

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Iceland — Af góðu upphafi  vonast góður endir.   A good beginning makes a good ending.
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House of Glory

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — BRONX KIDS BY DAY, SUPERSTAR WRESTLERS BY NIGHT Words by Jake Bittle Photographs by José Alvarado..
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Portrait of Singer-Songwriter Steff Reed

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Bedford-Stuyvesant — Editorial on singer, songwriter, and producer Steff Reed. The self-taught multi-instrumentalist’s life..
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La Isla Del Encanto; Borikén

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Villalba, Puerto Rico — La Isla Del Encanto; Borikén Poem by my Father, José A. Alvarado Sr. Yo Volver Quisiera..
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You Don't Look Sick

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Bronx — You Don't Look Sick What are your experiences after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in your..
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Narratives From The West; An American Solar Eclipse

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Moab — Narratives from the West; An American Solar Eclipse Narratives from the West; An American Solar Eclipse is..
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