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In the late 30s, the argentinian-italian architect Fransisco Salamone was given a huge series of building commissions, out on the enormous pampas… Read More
In the late 30s, the argentinian-italian architect Fransisco Salamone was given a huge series of building commissions, out on the enormous pampas in the the Buenos Aires province in Argentina. They were all in smaller forgotten provincial towns , scattered on the map, lingering on the infinite plains. I drove 2000km to see some of the works of Salamone, taking 1 picture of each building I discovered with a SX-70 polaroid camera. Read Less
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"Here, in these miserable villages… lost at the end of the world, I will plant the most amazing buildings ever built. These towers and porticos will be famous, as famous as the Chartres cathedral. They will come from all over, they will cross the deserted grasslands to see them."
 
"In each one of them, I will tell them… Here I am. This is Salamone."
 
                                                                                                -Historias extraordinarias, 2008