Before the War - 1st ed. (*signed*)

@ Cartagena, Alejandro

N/A - AV0144

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Presentation on the artist's website:

"In 2008 the war against the drug cartels erupted in Mexico. The state of Nuevo Leon in northeastern Mexico became an increasingly violent place. This book is a compilation of images and texts that obsessively revisit places where the war was eventually fought and look for signs of an evil that lay underneath but was invisible to everyone's eyes at the moment these images were shot."

Selected as one of the best books of 2015 Kassel Photobook Festival.

Shortlisted for Photobook Award at the 2015 "Rencontres d'Arles" Festival.

This book includes 6 softcover risograph booklets + 1 offset poster + 1 risograph postcard inserted in a tearable sealed cardboard enveloppe.

First edition (sold out) of 190 signed & numbered copies.

Please note that we are also offering the Limited Edition of this book, presented in a black linen cover box that includes 5 inkjet 8x10" prints (see "Suggestions" tab).

102 pages - 6 softcover booklets in semi-rigid enveloppe

Self-published, 2015 (190 copies)

*Signed & Numbered*

New - Mint condition

Cartagena, Alejandro

Alejandro Cartagena lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues. Photo: © self-portrait
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