Javier Alvarez is a documentary photographer whose focus is in social issues regarding identity and resistance in different cities around Latin America.
He completed his study in Professional Photography at ARCOS (Arts and Communication school), where he proceeded to begin his career as an assistant for a fashion and advertising photography studio in Santiago.
He is the Founder and Editor in Chief of www.mud-magazine.com, an online magazine that promotes the work of emerging photographers internationally.
Alvarez´s work has been exhibited and published in Chile, Mexico, Spain and Brazil.
He is currently based in between Santiago de Chile and São Paulo .