Javier Alvarez is a Chilean documentary photographer focused on social issues and human rights in neglected communities. After completing a BFA in Photography in Santiago de Chile, Javier worked as a freelance editorial and press photographer for agencies in São Paulo, Brazil, and Santiago de Chile.
His projects have been exhibited, published, granted and/or distributed in Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, Italy, France, and the U.S.
In addition to his personal and commissioned work, he is a contributor to the Brazilian activist and independent journalistic platform MidiaNinja.
Documentary, Weddings, Portrait, Disaster Coverage, Conflict Coverage, Backpack Journalism, Photo Editing, Spot News, Still Photography