Before the War - Limited Edition

@ Cartagena, Alejandro

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Limited Edition of 10 signed & numbered copies. We are offering copy #03/10.

Presentation on Alejandro Cartagena'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), and 5 inkjet 8x10" prints in a sleeve, all in a black linen box.


Please note that we are also offering the (sold-out) "trade" first edition of this book (see "Suggestions" tab).

102 pages - 6 softcover booklets + 5 prints in a linen box

Self-published, 2015 (10 copies)

*Signed & Numbered*

New - Mint condition

Warning: Last books in stock!

325,00 €

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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