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Alejandro Cartagena - Before the War, Self published, 2015, Monterrey

 

Cardboard envelope with 5 booklets, 1 poster, 1 postcard, risograph, offset and laser printing, edition of 190 copies, signed. Texts by César Valdez, edited by Fernando Gallegos, design concept by Alejandro Cartagena and Fernando Gallegos, editorial design by Roberto Salazar.

„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.“

Pages: 102
Place: Monterrey
Year: 2015
Publisher: Self published
Size: 23 x 30 cm (approx.)







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Cardboard envelope with 5 booklets, 1 poster, 1 postcard, risograph, offset and laser printing, edition of 190 copies, signed. Texts by César Valdez, edited by Fernando Gallegos, design concept by Alejandro Cartagena and Fernando Gallegos, editorial design by Roberto Salazar.

„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.“

Pages: 102
Place: Monterrey
Year: 2015
Publisher: Self published
Size: 23 x 30 cm (approx.)