Javier Alvarez

Photographer
  
ALBUM FAMILIAR
Location: Brooklyn
Nationality: Chilean
Biography: Javier Álvarez (Santiago de Chile, 1988) is a documentary photographer with a special interest in social issues. His work is focused on human relationships in neglected communities. Alvarez's work has been exhibited, published, granted... read on
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ALBUM FAMILIAR
Credits: javier alvarez
Date of Work: 02/01/12 - 12/31/69
Updated: 11/07/19
Location: Valparaiso Chile
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A photographic exercise that rescues Valparaiso's abandoned photo lab developing orders, as an attempt to access to one of the people's most precious moments in life: Family Time.


Through the artistic residencies program produced by FIFV (Valparaiso International Photo Festival) and the Chilean National Council for Arts and Culture, this exercise was edited as a collaborative publication named "El Album Familiar", released and exhibited in the port of Valparaíso, Chile in February 2012.


Artists invited:

Lister Silva
Andrea Spoerer
Francisco Navarrete
Cristóbal Olivares
Patricio Miranda
Javier Alvarez
Orlando Rojas
Chi-Hua Salinas


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NYC STREETRIDERS

By Javier Alvarez / new york — Assignment for Pedalea Magazine (CHILE), on the young activist Orlando Hamilton and his organized group that..
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Second NYC protest for George Floyd. May 29th, 2020. NY

By Javier Alvarez / brooklyn ny — Demonstrations over multiple cities across the country in response to the death of George Floyd, by the..
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NYC SUBWAY EVASION

By Javier Alvarez / brooklyn ny — Close to 1,000 people marched through Downtown Brooklyn on Friday night to protest police brutality and a..
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PRÉDIO

By Javier Alvarez / Brazil, Sao Palo — During the ’90s, workers and proletarian social movements began to break into abandoned buildings in..
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COLFAX

By Javier Alvarez / Colfax Avenue, Denver — A daily life series that explores the cultural identity of the longest street in the United States. Among..
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PORTRAITS

By Javier Alvarez / brooklyn ny — A selection of portraits from collaborations, assignments, or encounters.
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COPA DO POVO

By Javier Alvarez / Sao Paulo — The ‘People’s Cup’ camp, was a settlement of 5000 displaced Brazilians living illegally..
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SALUT MAMAN

By Javier Alvarez / Morocco — The following portrait series serves as a connection in between a group of Sub Saharan teenage immigrants..
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JORNAL DA SAUDADE

By Javier Alvarez / Sao Paulo — A journal from my multiple travels and stays at the 'Marconi' squat, an abandoned building that..
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STRANDED TEENAGERS IN MOROCCO

By Javier Alvarez / Morocco — Only between 2016-17, about 171,635(*) immigrants crossed the mediterranean sea to a European destination...
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ORANGE

By Javier Alvarez / istanbul — A visual journal about how my partner and I fall in love, on a train trip from Istanbul to Warsaw in..
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ORANGE

By Javier Alvarez / Istanbul — A visual journal from the trip where two strangers got to know each other during a train trip from Istanbul..
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MILLENIAL VOTE (COLORADO)

By Javier Alvarez/Cecily Mauran / DENVER — According to the Center for American Progress, by the 2020 presidential election, millennials will be..
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