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PhMuseum 2022 photography grant – PhMuseum

Alejandro Cartagena, (born 1977, Dominican Republic) lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His projects use landscape and portraiture as a means of examining social, urban and environmental issues. Cartagena’s work has been exhibited internationally in more than 50 group and individual exhibitions in spaces such as the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris and the CCCB in Barcelona, ​​and his work is part of the collections of several museums including MOMA of San Francisco, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago.

Alejandro is self-publisher and co-publisher and has created several award-winning titles including Insurrection Nation, Studio Cartagena 2021, Santa Barbara Save US, Skinnerboox, 2020, A Small Guide to Homeownership, The Velvet Cell 2020, We Love Our Employees, Gato Negro 2019, Santa Barbara Shame on US, Skinnerboox, 2017, A Guide to Infrastructure and Corruption, The Velvet Cell, 2017, Rivers of Power, Newwer, 2016, Santa Barbara return Jobs to US, Skinnerboox, 2016. Some of his books are in Yale University Library, Tate Britain, and 10 × 10 Photobooks / MFH Houston book collections, among others.

Cartagena has received several awards, including the Photolucida Critical Mass Book Award, the Lente Latino Award in Chile, the Premio IILA-FotoGrafia Award in Rome and the Salon de la Fotografia de Fototeca de Nuevo Leon in Mexico, among others. He was named FotoFest International Discovery Festival, FOAM Magazine TALENT and PDN Magazine Emerging Photographer. He was also a finalist for the Aperture Portfolio Award and was nominated for the Santa Fe Photography Prize, the Pictet Prize, the Photoespaña Descubrimientos Award and the FOAM Paul Huff Award.