by Julian d'Angiolillo

Occupying the derelict remains of a once popular resort area on the fringes of Buenos Aires, La Salada is a sprawling informal flea market that specializes in textiles. Twice a week, at daybreak, this fair activates a powerful non-hegemonic economy in which numerous home-based manufacturers sell their goods to wholesalers coming from across the country.

La Salada, Buenos Aires

Punta Mogote flea market

Virgen de Urkupiña celebration