Jorge Luis Chavarría Born in Guatemala (1978)—Jorge Luis Chavarría is a photographer and artist. Hi s work explores gender, culture, identity, and placement. His work is a crossroads of documentary photography, design, and...
Focus:Photographer, Fashion, Fine Art, Architecture, Technology, History, Documentary, Photo Editor, Conceptual, Art
Skills:Image Archiving, Digital Printing, Infrared Photography, Photo Assisting, Historical Processing, Color Correction, Film Scanning, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Photo Editing, Coding HTML, Coding Javascipt, Black & White Printing, Retouching, Web Development
Historical wet plate process studio now in Guatemala.
2015: Wrestling's Daily Struggle in Guatemala featured in the New York Times Lens Blog
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Everyone loves a winner. But as everyone knows, somebody has to lose. Indeed, for Guatemala City’s wrestlers, life itself is a daily struggle against defeat on all of life’s fronts. That realization came to Jorge Luis Chavarría when he started photographing the masked luchadores who grappled more for love than for money. If anything, he found himself wondering about the losers right at the moment of defeat.