Alejandro Cartagena

Alejandro Cartagena

Alejandro Cartagena lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues in the Latin-American region. Over the course of his career he has received several awards including the Photolucida Critical Mass book awards and PYOi amongst others. His work has been shown internationally, including at GuatePhoto festival in Guatemala City, FOTOFEST in Houston Texas, and UNSEEN by FOAM in Amsterdam. Alejandro’s work has been published in magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek, Le Monde, and the New York Times. His book Suburbia Mexicana was published by Photolucida and Daylight books in 2011.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Alejandro Cartagena

Sep 212014

Land, Labor, Work

Matt Black documents the changing human relationship to food, farming, and the environment. Alejandro Cartagena documents the development of suburbs and the invisible consequences of this 21st century Mexican progress, where the rapid construction of houses outweighs the development of a social infrastructure.

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