Israel Alvarado Torres was born in Mexico City in 1974, his artistic development began at 8 years old at the initiation school's artistic INBA, where he learned music, has participated in several groups of alternative proposal now has a music project e called X17 which this year released his first album named "Electrocosmo" also participates in the group of ska and world beat "Stuka Society" which took part in the late 90's, the movement called "Mexican Ska" , shared the stage with bands like Damn Yankees, Tijuana No, Ska-p, and so on.
His interest in writing began at age 18, but it is up to 25 years old when he published his first story is "Gothic Images of a memory" in the compilation Hourglass (2000), after 6 years back to participate in the same publication with several of his stories. In 2010 he published his book "Between Walls" with Millennium Editions, the book about the poet Obed Gonzalez Moreno says "... their characters are only puppets of destiny, a destiny built by those who dedicate themselves to profit from the absence identity ... "about Robert Luviano also believes" ... in between walls, we find the author's sensitive sides are plastic descriptions, almost photographic, this allows the immediacy of the stories are that, an intimate detail, which leads us to be submissive to the light before the tragic fate ... ". The book was made in Monterrey, Oaxaca City and the University of Valencia in Spain, is on sale at various bookstores, including bookstores Educal.
Israel's concern for art is also evident in the photograph, which was linked to the thirty years (his works are "colorful, kinetic," he says), he studied with artist Raúl Zolezzi, with photographer Rodriguez Jorge Almanza and the center of the image of the light museum in Mexico City.
A participated in several exhibitions in Mexico, Spain, Israel, USA, Argentina and Poland, which include Mask Art Gallery, Mexico-Israel Cultural Center, World Gay Art in Spain, of which his photograph "Reflection" was selected for the main exhibition poster, the collective "Look at Israel" traveled to several galleries in Israel. Participated in the 2 nd meeting Mexico Youth 2009 at the University of Warsaw, Poland, where he presented some stories from the book "Between Walls" and exhibited his work in various forums plastic that city.
In 2010 the group exhibitions include "Visions of the Bicentennial" Azcapotzalco Regional Museum, participation in the 3rd meeting in Monterrey, Mexico Young, a solo exhibition at the Museum "Two stars" in Michoacan, the collective in Los Angeles' Center For Digital Art ". He was selected in the call of the first festival of photography and video "Art is a journey." As a musician involved with his music project X17 in the Mexican ambient album "Tonalpohualli 13" 4 projects that collects sound, appearing at the National Film and Oaxaca.
In 2011 participated in the 4 th meeting Mexico Young at the University of Valencia, where he presented his art work and book. Exhibited in the collective: Etching Gallery "digital art" and "Fantasies and Dreams" at the Culture House of Tulum "Art-Eco" in the House Frissac "Paradigm Zero" in the Salon de la Plastica Mexicana "Hall of Photography "in the international collective of modern art at the Museum of the Americas, Miami, which is currently traveling to different cities of Argentina.
In 2012 participated in the exhibitions "Origin and Significance," "Women, our bodies, our lives," "Landscapes of the City" in the Jewish Sports Center and the solo exhibition "Thresholds" in the Universidad del Valle de Mexico exhibit at the Teatro del Pueblo along with the sculptor Henry Walbey.
His photographs and stories have been published in several magazines.
Israel Alvarado not only enthusiastic about their music, their stories and photographs, but also a cultural promoter that supports emerging and established artists through Etching Gallery, which is part of Argentina with the artist Natasha G. Cirigliano.
Israel claims that art is an engine that renews the sense of our day, is a window that allows us to see countless worlds and learn from them.
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