About the Project:

Scars is a series composed of 20 portraits of residents of Mexico City. Each resident decided to engrave ink marks on their neck/faces as a statement of their life experiences. This allows them to step out of the crowd, define themselves as unique and by no means look back. Just forward.”

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About the Photographer:

“Carlos Alvarez Montero is a native from Mexico City. His work focuses on the relationship between appearance and the creation of identity.”

Visit alvarezmontero.com to view the entire series.