Bio

Alejandro Cartagena, Mexican (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. Cartagena’s work has been exhibited internationally in more than 50 group and individual exhibitions in spaces including the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris and the CCCB in Barcelona, and his work is in the collections of several museums including the San Francisco MOMA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, The MFAH in Houston, the Portland Museum of Art, The West Collection, the Coppel collection, the FEMSA Collection, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the George Eastman House and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and among others.

Alejandro is a self publisher and co-editor and has created several award wining 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, Headshots, Self-published, 2015, Before the War, Self-published, 2015, Carpoolers, Self-published with support of FONCA Grant, 2014, Suburbia Mexicana, Daylight/ Photolucida 2010. Some of his books are in the Yale University Library, the Tate Britain, and the 10×10 Photobooks/MFH Houston book collections among others.

Cartagena has received several awards including the international Photolucida Critical Mass Book Award, the Street Photography Award in London Photo Festival, the Lente Latino Award in Chile, the Premio IILA-FotoGrafia Award in Rome and the Salon de la Fotografia of Fototeca de Nuevo Leon in Mexico among others. He has been named an International Discoveries of the FotoFest festival, a FOAM magazine TALENT and an Emerging photographer of PDN magazine. He has also been a finalist for the Aperture Portfolio Award and has been nominated for the Santa Fe Photography Prize, the Prix Pictet Prize, the Photoespaña Descubrimientos Award and the FOAM Paul Huff Award. His work has been published internationally in magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek, Nowness, Domus, the Financial Times, The New York Times, Le Monde, Stern, PDN, The New Yorker, and Wallpaper among others.

Alejandro Cartagena nace en República Dominicana en 1977. Vive y trabaja en Monterrey México desde 1990. Cursó la Maestría en Artes Visuales de la UANL. Su trabajo se centra en la exploración del paisaje y el retrato como herramientas de observación de las construcciones culturales, sociales y políticas que conforman las sociedades latinoamericanas.

Ha exhibido de manera individual en México, China, Estados Unidos, Italia, Inglaterra, Canadá y Guatemala y ha participado en más de 50 exposiciones colectivas en países de América, Asia y Europa. Su trabajo se ha publicado en revistas como Wallpaper, Monocle, Financial Times, The New Yorker, PDN, New York Times, American Photography y Domus entre otras. Su libro Suburbia Mexicana fue editado por Daylight y Photolucida en el 2011.

Sus obras están en colecciones públicas y privadas como la del San Francisco MOMA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, El MFAH de Houston, el MOCP de Chicago, y el MAM de Rio de Janeiro. Ha sido becario del programa jóvenes creadores del Fonca/Conaculta, ha recibido el premio Book Award de la fundación Photolucida, premio Lente Latino en Chile, premio del Insituto Italo-Latinoamericano en Roma, fue finalista del premio Porfolio Prize de Aperture en NY y del Premio Prix Pictet en Inglaterra. Fue nombrado uno de los 30 fotógrafos emergentes por la revista neoyorkina PDN y un Talent de la revista FOAM en Ámsterdam.

Ha publicado varios libros entre los que se encuentran 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, Headshots, Self-published, 2015, Before the War, Self-published, 2015, Carpoolers, Self-published with support of FONCA Grant, 2014, Suburbia Mexicana, Daylight/ Photolucida 2010.

Su trabajo es representado por la galería Circuit gallery de Toronto Canadá, Kopeikin gallery en Los Ángeles y Galería Patricia Conde en México.

Contact

Tel: 52 + 811 937 2887
Mobile: 52 + 811 277 1691
Email: info@alejandrocartagena.com
Post: 1era Avenida 1225, Cumbres 2do Sector, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México. 64610

Project Mentorship

Alejandro offers a one on one mentorship program on a submission basis. Please send a portfolio of up to 20 images with a statement to be considered.

Photobook Editing

Alejandro is available to edit, sequence, and create design proposals of finished bodies of work intended to become a photobook. Please send a PDF of the project with images and text to be considered.

Editorial

Alejandro is available for editorial or commissioned projects worldwide. Contact Assembly

NFTs

Unique NFT pieces of Alejandro’s work are available at Foundation.

Limited edition work available through Patricia Conde Gallery. Kopeikin Gallery. AssemblyEdelman Gallery. Etherton Gallery. Circuit Gallery

TVC America Latina

Currently collaborating on an ongoing project.
www.thevelvetcell.com

The Alejandro Cartagena Archive

Browse all commercial work.
thealejandrocartagenaarchive.online

Studio Team

Fernando Gallegos – Editor
Alessandra Baragiotta – Studio Manager

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2006-2021

Chrysler Museum of Art, Photo Estructura / Photo Structure, Norfolk, VA, USA (Summer 2020)
George Eastman Museum, Photo Estructura / Photo Structure, Rochester NY, USA, 2020
Salón ACME Fair, We are things, Mexico City, 2020
Galería Patrica Conde, Estructuras, Ciudad de México
Kopeikin Gallery, Presence, Los Angeles CA, USA
Circuit Gallery, Accumulations, Toronto, Canada
Soco Gallery, Home, Charlotte, NC, USA
Photo Basel, Alejandro Cartagena, Basel, Switzerland
Galería Patricia Conde, Car Show, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Galerias de FNAC, Carpoolers, Spain
Biblioteca Bolivariana, Esquema Piramidal, FotoMerida Venezuela
Warden Station, Contacting Toronto: Expanding Cities, Scotiabank Contact photography festival
Kopeikin Gallery, BLISS, Los Angeles CA, USA
Photoeye Project Space, Carpoolers, Santa Fe NM, USA
Art Museum of the Americas, Small Guide to Homeownership, Washington DC, USA
Museo de Arte Moderno, Small Guide to Homeownership, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Georgetown University’s Spagnuolo Art Gallery, Carpoolers, Washington DC, USA
Galleria De Chirico, Carpoolers, Turin, Italy
Museo d´arte Contemporanea Roma, Roma Parking, Festival Internazionale di Roma Italy
United Photo Industries Gallery, Carpoolers, Brooklyn NY, USA
Festival International de Fotografia de Belo Horizonte, Carpoolers, Brazil
Kopeikin gallery, Carpoolers, Los Angeles CA, USA
Espacio Cultural Metropolitano de Tampico, Los CarPoolers, Mexico
Kopeikin gallery, Suburbia Mexicana, Los Angeles USA
Breda photofestival, Carpoolers, Holland
Centro de la imagen, Carpoolers, featured Exhibition at PhotoImagen Festival, Dominican Republic
La Fototeca, Carpoolers, featured Exhibition at Guatephoto, Guatemala
Circuit Gallery, Suburbia Mexicana, featured Exhibition at CONTACT Festival, Toronto, Canada
Flanders gallery, Suburbia Mexicana, Raleigh, NC, USA
Museo de arte Sonora MUSAS, Suburbia Mexicana, Hermosillo Sonora, México
Alianza Francesa de Guatemala, People of Suburbia, Guatemala City
Universidad de Nuevo León, Dulces Intenciones, México
Bluesky Gallery, Suburbia Mexicana, Portland, OR, USA
Circuit Gallery, Lost Rivers, Toronto, Canada
Michigan State University, Suburbia Mexicana, Michigan, USA
Lishui Foto Festival, Suburbia Mexicana (curated by Daylight), Lishui, China
Galeria de La Ciudad, Suburbia Mexicana, La Depravacion de lo Habitual, Aguascalientes, Mexico
Centro Arte Paiz, Foto 30 Photo Festival Suburbia Mexicana Guatemala
Casa Escorza, Ciudad, Guadalajara, MX
Centro Cultural Gómez Morín, Identidad Nuevo León, Querétaro, Mexico
Museo de Arte San Pedro, Identidad Nuevo León, Puebla, Mexico
Galería Leopoldo Carpinteyro del IMNRC, Ciudad, Monterrey, Mexico
Sala Hermenegildo Bustos de la Universidad de Guanajuato, Espacios Habitables, Guanajuato, Mexico
Centro de Las Artes de Guanajuato, Identidad Nuevo León, Salamanca, Mexico
Museo de Arte de Zapópan El MAZ, Identidad Nuevo León, Jalisco, Mexico
Fototeca del Centro de Las Artes, Identidad Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
Casa de La Cultura de Nuevo León, Espacios Habitables, Monterrey, Mexico

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2005-2021

National Gallery of Victoria, CIVILIZATION: The Way We Live Now, Melbourne, Australia
MOCP Museum of Contemporary Photography, Go Down Moses, Chicago, IL
Beijing at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, CIVILIZATION: The Way We Live Now, China
UWM Union Art Gallery, Community, Milwaukee, WI
SOCO Gallery, Face in the Crowd, Charlotte, NC
CRGS, UdeM, Selección Natural, San Pedro, Mexico
Kopeikin Gallery, Vision Board, Los Ángeles, CA
Bienal de Fotografia Urbi et Orbi, Sedan, France
Saison Photographique 2019 à l’abbaye Royale de l’Épau, France
Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, AutoPhoto, Paris, France
Buk Seoul Museum of Art, BRAVE NEW WORLD, Seoul, Korea
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, CIVILIZATION, the way we live, Seoul, Korea
National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Prize Show, London, UK
MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Registro 05, Mexico
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Photobook Phenomenon, Barcelona, Spain
Canadian Photography Institute Frontera: Views of the US-Mexico Border, Ottawa, Canada
Instituto de México en España, Ciudad de las Montañas, Madrid
SFMOMA, Mexican Photography, San Francisco, CA
Houston Center of Photography, Margin and Center, Houston, TX
Instituto Cultural de México, Ciudad de las Montañas, Paris, France
MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, IN-HUMANO, Mexico
Knokke-Heist Fotofestival, Megalopolis, Belgium
Centro de la Imagen, Ciudad de las Montañas, CDMX
Getxophoto Festival, Trips, Getxo, País Vasco Spain
Fototeca de Nuevo Leon, Ciudad de las Montañas, Monterrey, Mexico
Museo San Ildefonso, XI Bienal Monterrey FEMSA, CDMX
UCSD San Diego, SF Camerawork y Galería de la Raza San Francisco, ASU Art Museum, Existe lo que
tiene nombre: Contemporary Photography in Mexico
, USA

Bronx Documentary Center, Reverse Gaze: Contemporary Mexican Photography, NY, USA
Alice Austen House, Invisible Migrations, NYC, United States
Architectural Association School of Architecture, Foreign Correspondence, London, UK
The Bakersfield Museum of Art, Photography in Mexico, CA, USA
Centro de las artes, XI Bienal FEMSA, Monterrey, Mexico
Photographic Resource Center, Godowsky Award, Boston, MA
Musée du quai Branly, Biennale PHOTOQUAI, Paris, France
Sonoma County Museum, Photography in Mexico, USA
El Paso Museum of Art and the Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juarez, III Bienal Juarez – El Paso Biennial 2013
Museo de Arte contemporáneo de Oaxaca, REVISIONES: EL PAISAJE FOTOGRÁFICO, Mexico
Fotogalería Prado del Centro de Fotografía de Montevideo, Umbrales 1.5: fotografía mexicana, Uruguay
Museum of Photographic Arts, POYI (pictures of the year), San Diego, CA
Centro Nacional de las Artes, Bienal de Fotografía Centro de la Imagen, CDMX
Photoville, The Fence, Boston and Dumbo Brooklyn, USA
SFMOMA, Photography in Mexico: Selected Works from the Collections of SFMOMA and Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, San Francisco, CA
Concordia University, Occidente Nuevo: Recycled Tijuana, Saint Paul, MN
FotoVisura Pavilion, Beyond War curated by Whitney Johnson, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Unseen Art Fair, Foam Talent, Amsterdam
UTSA Art Gallery, Alien Contexts; Mexico and the USA, San Antonio, TX
Festival Internazionale di Roma, Premio IILA Fotografia, Rome, Italy
Biennal Xavier Miserachs, DOMESTIC Palafrugell, Catalonia
Galeria Patrica Conde, REVISIONES II: PAISAJE, CDMX
Somerset House, World Sony Awards, London
Noorderlicht Festival, Metropolis, Holland
Museum of Contemporary Photography MOCP, Public Works, Chicago, IL
Museo do Arte Moderno do Rio de Janeiro, Joaquim Paiva Collection, Brazil
Contemporary art fair upArt at the Gladstone, Toronto, Canada
FUORI CENTRO – IMMAGINI DALLE PERIFERIE DEL MONDO touring exhibition: Umbria (ASAL/FOCSIV),
Toscana (CMSR/FOCSIV), Sicilia (COP/FOCSIV), Campania (CPS/FOCSIV)
Marche e Abruzzo (CVM/FOCSIV), Lazio (ENGIM/FOCSIV), Basilicata (GVS/FOCSIV),
Calabria (MOCI/FOCSIV), Sardegna (OSVIC/FOCSIV), Puglia e Molise (SOLIDAUNIA/FOCSIV), Italy
Arizona State University, Beyond the Fence, AZ
Museo de Arte Ciudad Juarez/El Paso Museum of Art, Border Art Biennial, El Paso TX, United States
Museo Raul Angiano, El Paisaje Anticipado, Guadalajara, Mexico
Fototeca de Nuevo Leon CONARTE, Salon de la Fotografia, Monterrey, MX
El Paso Museum of Art, Border Art Biennial 2010, El Paso, TX
Rubin Center For The Visual Arts, University Of Texas, Border 2010, El Paso, TX
Centro De La Imagen, XIV Bienal de Fotografía, CDMX
Fondazione Benetton, Naturae, Treviso, Italy
Annenberg Space For Photography, Pictures Of The Year Slideshow, Los Angeles, CA
Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
Espacio Cultural Caja Madrid, Domestic by Photographic Social Vision, Spain
Clark / Oshin Gallery, PDN 30 Emerging Photographers, MOPLA, Los Angeles, CA
Jen Bekman Gallery, Hey Hot Shot 2009, NYC
The Annexe Gallery, KL Photoawards, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Photographic Center North West, Exposed: Critical Mass 2009, Seattle, WA
Houston Fotofest, International Discoveries II, Houston, TX
Fototeca Nacional, 100 Fotógrafos Contemporáneos Mexicanos, Pachuca, MX
Robert Koch Gallery, Dystopia,  San Francisco, CA
Pause To Begin, Booksmart Studio Gallery, Rochester, NY
Museo Nacional De La Estampa, XXVIII Encuentro Nacional De Arte Joven 2008, Mexico
Houston Center For Photography, Print Auction Exhibition,  Houston, TX
Museo San Ildefonso, VIII Bienal FEMSA,  CDMX
Photographic Center North West, Juried Competition, Juror: Maria Sanchez, Seattle, WA
Museo Municipal De Arte Contemporáneo, Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña, Madrid, Spain
Centro De Las Artes, VIII Bienal FEMSA, Monterrey N.L., Mexico
3era Bienal De Artes Visuales De Yucatán, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
XXI Concurso De Arte Eduardo León Jimenes, Santiago, Dominican Republic
Museo De Arte Olga Costa Y José Chávez Morado, Coordenadas Privadas, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
Museo Metropolitano De Monterrey, Nuestra Fotografía 2005,  Monterrey N.L., Mexico
Objectnotfound Project Room, Three Photo Projects, San Pedro N.L., Mexico

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Shortlisted for Los Sumergidos as book of the year at Photoespaña 2019, Spain
Shortlisted for Los Sumergidos as book of the year at Rencontres d’Arles 2019, France
Shortlisted for Santa Barbara Shame on US as book of the year at Festival Photoespaña 2018, Spain
Shortlisted for Santa Barbara Shame on US as book of the year at Rencontres d’Arles 2018, France
Grantee of the SNCA 2018 (Sistema Nacional Creadores de Arte) CONACULTA, Mexico
Shortlisted for Santa Barbara Return Jobs Back to US as book of the year at Photoespaña 2017, Spain
Shortlisted for Santa Barbara Return Jobs Back to US, book of the year at Rencontres d’Arles 2016, FR
Grantee of the SNCA 2012 (Sistema Nacional Creadores de Arte) CONACULTA, Mexico
Winner of Mención de Honor, XI Bienal Monterrey FEMSA, México
Shortlisted for Before the War as Book of the year at Rencontres d’Arles 2015, France
Shortlisted for Before the War as Book of the year at Kassel Book Festival 2015, Germany
Shortlisted for Carpoolers as Book of the year at Photoespaña 2015, Spain
Selected as a FOAM Talent, Amsterdam
2013 Photo grant, 3rd place, Photographic Museum of Humanity
POYI Reportage Division/Feature Picture Story, Award of Excellence, USA
POYI Latinamerica Vida Cotidiana series, 2nd place, Brazil
NPPA Best of Journalism Awards, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES STORY, 2nd place, USA
Premio IILA-FOTOGRAFIA 2012 – V edición, Rome Italy
International Street Photography Award, London Photography Festival, UK
Acquisition Prize, Reseña Plastica CONARTE, Monterrey Mexico
First place, People Lifestyle, International Photography Awards
Honorable Mention, Bienal de Fotografía Centro de la Imagen, Mexico
Nominee, Santa Fe prize, Santa Fe NM, USA
Finalist, Cortona ONTHEMOVE International Award, Italy
Nominee, DEEPER PERSPECTIVE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD, International Photography Awards, USA
Finalist, World Sony Awards, london UK
National Young Creators FONCA Grant, CONACULTA, Mexico
PECDA Grant, Monterrey, Mexico
Lente Latino Award, Santiago, Chile
Acquisition Prize Salon de la Fotografía, Fototeca de Nuevo León CONARTE, Monterrey Mexico
Nominee, KLM Paul Huf Award, Foam Museum, Amsterdam
Semifinalist, Hasselblad Latin American Masters
PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers, NY, USA
PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass Photo Book Award, Portland, OR, USA
Nominee, Prix Pictet award, UK
Honorable Mention, Center Project Competition, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Finalist, KL Photoawards, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Finalist, Premio Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Finalist, Artwork International Inc. Art Business Career Development Grant, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Selected as an International Discoveries II, Fotofest, Houston
Finalist, Aperture Portfolio Prize
Selected as a Hey Hot Shot, Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC
Selected Critical Mass top 50 Portfolios, Photolucida, Portland, OR
Honorable Mention, Photo Book Now Competition, BLURB
Honorable Mention, International Artist Book Fair, Fotoseptiembre, Mexico
2nd, 3rd place – Architecture, Cityscapes, and Interiors, Los Angeles, International Photography Awards
Honorable Mention, En Foco People Place Thing Competition, NY
Finalist, 14th Annual Project Competition, Center, Santa Fe, NM
Honorable Mentions, Nature/Landscape And Waterscapes Categories, And The Fine Art/Landscape Categories, Los Angeles, International Photography Awards
Recipient Photolucida Critical Mass International Participant Award, Portland, OR
Honorable Mention, Center Project Competition, Santa Fe, NM
Selected for Pause To Begin (Book), Eds. David Wright And Ethan Jones, Published by Book Smart Studio, NY
Honorable Mention, Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, France
National FONCA grant, CONACULTA, Mexico
Critical Mass Top 50 Portfolios, Photolucida, Portland, OR
2nd Place Award, Photographic Center North West Juried Competition
Acquisition Prize Reseña Plástica Nuevoleonesa, Salón Fotografía, Casa De La Cultura De Nuevo León, Mexico
Finalist, Premio Descubrimiento, PhotoEspaña, Madrid, Spain
Honorable Mention, VIII Bienal FEMSA, Monterrey N.L. Mexico

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

Fotofest Biennial, USA 2010
Photoespana Festival, Spain 2010
Naturae, Italy 2010
Identidades Nuevo León, Fondo Editorial Nuevo León, 1ª Edición, 2006, Mexico
Espacios Habitables, Casa De La Cultura De Nuevo León, 1ª Edición, 2006, Mexico
Fotoseptiembre, Alteridades 2007, Centro De La Imagen, Mexico
Descubrimientos Photoespaña 07, Spain
Reseña Plástica Nuevoleonesa 2007 Salón Fotografía, Casa De La Cultura De Nuevo León, Monterrey Mexico
VIII Bienal Femsa, Centro De Las Artes, Monterrey Mexico
3era Bienal De Artes Visuales De Yucatán, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
2º Concurso Internacional De Arte Contemporáneo Artfest Del Wtc, World Trade Center, Mexico
XXI Concurso De Arte Eduardo León Jimenes En Dominican Republic
Memorias De Fotoguanajuato, Centro De La Imagen, Mexico
Born 2, Galería Casaborne, Málaga Spain
Reseña Plástica Nuevoleonesa 2006, Salón Fotografía, Casa De La Cultura De Nuevo León, Monterrey Mexico
El Patrimonio Cultural De Nuevo León A Través De Sus Fotógrafos, Conarte
Reseña Plástica Nuevoleonesa 2005, Salón Fotografía, Casa De La Cultura De Nuevo León, Monterrey Mexico
Growth book, prix picket prize, UK
En Foco Photographic Journal, New York (December 2010)
Afterimage, New York (November 2010)
Travesias Magazine, Cuatro Cienegas Coahuila (June 2009)
Photoicon Magazine, Mexican Vanguardia Photographers (April 2009)
Invisible City, On-Line Magazine (1st Issue, March 2009)
Picnic Magazine, Bajo La Mirada De 5 Creadores (Num 4. 2009)
Codigo Magazine, The New Mexican Photography Curated By Gustavo Prado (March 2009)
JPG Magazine, Issue 16. Human Impact, Lost Rivers Series
D – La Repubblica Delle Donne (Italy, May 2008) The New Mexican Suburbia
Marvin Magazine, (Mexico, May 2008) “Las Intenciones Y Sueños De Alejandro Cartagena” By Ingrid Constant
Pic Nic Magazine, Ecologistas Issue (Mexico, April 2008) Lost Rivers Series
Flak Photo, (January 17, 2008) Lost Rivers
Cuarta Pared Magazine, (Mexico, December 2007) Dreams
Life And Style Magazine, (Mexico, November 2007) By Gustavo Prado And Patricia Mendoza
Picnic Magazine, Mutations Issue (Mexico 2007) By Gerardo Montiel
Milenio Newspaper Monterrey ¿Dónde Quedó El Entorno Natural? (9/5/2007 Mexico) By Gustavo Mendoza Lemus
Milenio Newspaper Guadalajara, Casa Escorza Reconstruye La Ciudad, (December 6th 2007, Mexico) By Édgar Velasco
Arte En La Red, Alejandro Cartagena: Ciudad Reconstruida (December 5th 2007, Mexico) By Prensa Casa Escorza
Concientious Fine Art Weblog, (December 12th 2007) By Joerg Colberg
Velocidad Critica Magazine, Rosetta, Vesch, Documenta (March 2006, Mexico) By Joaquin Garzafox

WORKSHOPS AND VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2020
University of Applied Science and Arts, Dortmund, Germany, 2019
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2019
University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin, 2019
RISD Rhode Island School of Design, 2019
Brock University, Ontario, Canada, 2018
University of Houston, Texas, 2018
California State University, Long Beach, 2017
The Individual, The Political and The Photobook en el Fotomuseum Antwerp, Panel discussion, Belgium, 2017
Inspired by Robert Frank: Publishing the Photobook in the 21st Century, Panel discussion, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 2017
Denver Art Museum, Colorado, 2017
Miami Dade College, Florida, 2017
Photo Allience, San Francisco, 2017
George Eastman Museum, Rochester NY, 2017
Visual Studies Workshop Symposium, Rochester NY, 2016
University of Arizona, Tucson, 2016
Making and Meaning: Photobooks and the Social Fabric, Clarissa Sligh and Alejandro Cartagena, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC, 2016 (moderated by Eric Baden) Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center,
10×10 Salon, NY, 2016
The Center of Photography at Woodstock, 2016
Society of Photographic Education (SPE) annual conference, Las Vegas, 2016
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, 2015
LACAP Latin American Speaker Series, Toronto Canada, 2015
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, 2014
University of North Carolina, Asheville, 2014
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin, 2014
Georgetown University, Washington DC, 2013
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, 2013

Clients

The New York Times / New York
Bloomberg / New York
The Washington Post / Washington
The New Yorker / New York
The Wall Street Journal / New York
The Globe and Mail / Toronto
Financial times / London
Independent Sunday Review / London
El País / Spain
Getty Images / USA
Wallpaper Magazine / London
Monocle magazine / london
Nowness / London
DOMUS / Italy
Condenast/traveler USA/NYC
d la repubblica delle donne magazine / Italy
Courrier international magazine / Paris
Estudio 3.14 / Guadalajara
Saavy studio / Monterrey
Ternium / México
Accor Hotels / Mexico
Repsol / México-Spain
Gatopardo magazine / México
Travesias magazine / México City
Habita hotels / México City
Pic-nic magazine / México City
Tamales salinas / Monterrey, México
Editorial esfinge / México City
El norte newspaper / Monterrey, México
Valia / San Pedro, México
Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey / México
UNESCO monterrey / México
Instituto San Roberto / Monterrey, México