February 26, 2013 | Barb Carr

How Far Away is Death?

What does art have to do with safety? Everything, in this case.

Photographer Alejandro Cartagena’s most recent collection “Carpoolers” highlights construction workers in Monterrey, Mexico commuting via truck bed. The high cost of transportation and the need to commute from rural areas to jobs in big cities causes these individuals to carpool in an unsafe way.

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Images courtesy of Alejandro Cartagena.

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