Argentina, 1990. Photojournalist and storyteller. His work is always linked to the relationship of human beings with the natural territory they inhabit. In 2019 he received the Early Career Grant from National Geographic to investigate the...
Sunday, July 17. Villa 31 is one of the most precarious neighborhoods in the city. The infrastructure of the place is very interesting, many small corridors lead to different points of Buenos Aires. The buildings are stacked on top of each other, defying the gravity of the architecture.
Monday, July 18th. The Lomas de Zamora barter market is currently located on land shared with the fire department. They have repeatedly requested a new location, but have not received a favorable response. Here people exchange their products but also accept money, unlike other barter markets. Here there are more than 57 mothers who support the market in order to feed their families.
Sunday, July 17th. Adela Castillo poses in one of the corridors of Villa 31, in front of her business. She was born in Piura, Peru, but moved to Argentina more than 20 years ago. She runs a construction materials company, but is overwhelmed by a $15,000 loan to buy a forklift, because the debt is in U.S. dollars and she earns pesos, which means the bill grows every day.