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Women's March / New York City
Portraits and scenes from the historical Women's March in New York City, January 21, 2017.
Juggalo March & M.O.A.R.
Portraits and scenes from the #MOAR and Juggalo March at the National Mall, Washington D.C., September 16, 2017.
You Don't Look Sick
A photo essay documenting Robert Sanganoo, a 26-year old's daily life living with Multiple Sclerosis in the Bronx, New York City.
Night of the Trump Inauguration
Portraits and scenes from the Stand Against Trump: Inauguration Day Protest & March, Wall Street, New York City, January 20, 2017.
La Isla Del Encanto; Borikén
Photographs and portraits in Ponce, Villalba, and Coamo, Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria, 2017-2018.
Que Bonita Bandera
First published in The Village Voice, 2018. Portraits and scenes of the 61st annual Puerto Rican Day parade, in Manhattan, New York, 2018.
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About
José A. Alvarado Jr. is a visual storyteller devoted to documenting cultural and social issues, as well as human interest stories in the US and Puerto Rico.
Narratives From The West; An American Solar Eclipse
A photo essay documenting José Alvarado Jr.'s trip from Oregon to Colorado with a stop in Idaho to see the American Total Solar Eclipse in 2017.
El Diario de mis Ojos
A street photography diary by José A. Alvarado Jr. 2017-2018
Capitulo Uno Chapter One
Capitulo Uno Chapter One
Capitulo Dos Chapter Two
Capitulo Dos Chapter Two
File-Drop
The Fighter. The Fisherman.
The Fighter. The Fisherman.
Under the Great Bear; Amongst the Smell of Apple Wood Smoke
Under the Great Bear; Amongst the Smell of Apple Wood Smoke
Gladiadores de Guayabal
¡Ocasio!
Paper Kings
A Night Amongst the Kings and Queens of Paper
A Good Beginning Makes A Good Ending
A Good Beginning Makes A Good Ending
Protest and Political Demonstrations
A collection of images from assignments and self-assigned projects covering demonstrations, cultural events, protests, and expression of identity from the past two years in New York City and Washington D.C.
Overview
A New York native, José A. Alvarado Jr. (b. 1989) is a Puerto Rican documentary photographer, currently based in New York City. His personal work consists of documenting sub-cultures, politics, and the relationship between Puerto Rico and the US. He speaks both English and Spanish. His work has been published by: The New York Times LENS, VICE, The Intercept, Vanity Fair, VIEW/STERN, Broadly, Glamour, and others. He is available for reportage, portrait, or general news assignments domestically or internationally.
House of Glory
House of Glory

JOSÉ A. ALVARADO JR.

José A. Alvarado Jr. is a visual storyteller devoted to documenting cultural and social issues, as well as human interest stories in the US and Puerto Rico.
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