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.