Alejandro Cartagena

Alejandro lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His work has been exhibited internationally and is in the collections of several museums including the SFMOMA, the MoCP, the MFAH, the Harry Ransom Center, the West Collection among others. He has received the Photolucida Critical Mass book award, the Lente Latino award in Chile, the Premio Salon de la Fotografia from the Fototeca de Nuevo Leon, the Premio IILA-Fotografia 2012 award in Rome and a POYi reportage award of excellence among other awards. He has been named a FOAM magazine Talent and one of PDN´s magazine 30 emerging photographers. He has published and selfpublished several books including Suburbia Mexicana (2012 Photolucida/Daylight), Carpoolers 2014, Before the War 2015, Rivers of Power 2016 and Santa Barbara with Skinnerboox 2016. Alejandro’s work has been published internationally in magazines such as Newsweek, Nowness, Domus, the Financial Times, View, the Guardian, le Monde, Stern, PDN, the New Yorker, the Independent, Monocle and Wallpaper among others.