About the photographer, Alejandro CARTAGENA

Alejandro CARTAGENA (b. 1977, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues. He has already (self published) some photo books.

Photo books by Alejandro CARTAGENA

'Santa Barbara Save US' (2020); 'A Small Guide to Homeownership' (2020); 'A Guide to Infrastructure and Corruption' (2017); 'Santa Barbara Shame on US' (2017); 'Rivers of Power' (2016); 'Santa Barbara return Jobs to US' (2016); 'Carpoolers' (2019, 2014); 'Suburbia Mexicana' (2010)

In the context of 2016 in the USA, photographer Alejandro CARTAGENA in the photo book 'Santa Barbara Return Back Jobs to US' appears to be a lone shooter who watches his next victim through a telescopic sight in order to pull the trigger the next moment.
from 45,00 €
The 2nd chapter of the 'Santa Barbara' trilogy - 'Santa Barbara Shame on US' - by Alejandro CARTAGENA on the social-political development of the USA, shows the current situation in the USA in an almost theatrical approach to show the core of the decline.
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In 'A Guide to Infrastructure and Corruption' Alejandro CARTAGENA advocates the right to public space. This guide shows that changes do not come from those affected themselves, but from those who benefit from the investments flowing into urban development
55,00 €
This photo volume by Alejandro CARTAGENA brings together his long-term project, in which he documented the suburbanization in Monterey (northern Mexico) and the changes - from urban planning to everyday challenges to the ecological consequences of growth.
35,00 € *
Self-published book 'Carpoolers' by Alejandro CARTAGENA draws attention to the sociological and economic aspects of the Mexican-American economy. We look from above directly onto the loading area of Mexican pickups that transport very different 'loads'.
58,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
Photo book 'Suburban Bus' by Mexican photographer Alejandro CARTAGENA tells the story of people who want a better life in a city that lacks everything: decent roads, enough buses and safety on buses. It is shortlisted for the Paris PhotoBook Award 2021.
from 55,00 € Weight 0.8 kg
Cloth bound HC with tipped-in photograph (no dust jacket, as issued), 29 x 23,5 x 2 cm., 108 pp., color ills., text language: English
68,00 € *
This volume that finishes Alejandro CARTAGENA's 'Santa Barbara' photo book project is still drawing an uncertain future. From the beginning, his pictures channeled the fear of fire and the flames that charred scars leave behind. And what's next?
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