1. We are
    1. es
    2. en

Project funded and developed by La Caixa Foundation and PHREE publishing-house.

1. Saline substance, particularly abundant
in soil and walls.
2. When sailing, the mixture of sweat
and salt that sticks to the skin.
3. Lavapiés Street (Madrid) where twelve Senegalese
residents lived in an overcrowded-house.
4. Collective photography and publishing experience
resulting in a box with 12+1 books

A project about the inmigration told by the inmigrants, developed in Madrid (Spain) since 2009 to 2014.

The final result of the project is a box that contains 12+1 books, one made by each of the twelve inhabitants featuring their photographs, drawings, words and documents (ID cards, passports, official letters, papers…). and the thirteenth book explaining the project with some texts and images taken exclusively by Juan Valbuena inside the overcrowded-house until its eviction (interiors, portraits, objects, daily life…).


Available book on phree.es  /  90 €  /  100 copies in English  /  Box of 12+1 books  /  220 x 280 x 60 mm. 

  1. Salitre: a box of 12 + 1 books.
    Salitre: a box of 12 + 1 books.
  2. Juan Valbuena´s book
    Juan Valbuena´s book
  3. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  4. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  5. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  6. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  7. Daily life in the overcrowded-house (book)
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house (book)
  8. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  9. Inhabitants´visual archives.
    Inhabitants´visual archives.
  10. Inhabitants´visual archives.
    Inhabitants´visual archives.
  11. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  12. Inhabitants´visual archives.
    Inhabitants´visual archives.
  13. Portraits: Thiam
    Portraits: Thiam
  14. Portraits: Bamba
    Portraits: Bamba
  15. Portraits: Ibrahima G.
    Portraits: Ibrahima G.
  16. Portraits: Ibrahima G. (libro)
    Portraits: Ibrahima G. (libro)
  17. Portraits: Djibril
    Portraits: Djibril
  18. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  19. Portraits: Ibrahima N.
    Portraits: Ibrahima N.
  20. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  21. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  22. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  23. Inhabitants´visual archives.
    Inhabitants´visual archives.
  24. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  25. Inhabitants´visual archives.
    Inhabitants´visual archives.
  26. Inhabitants´visual archives (book)
    Inhabitants´visual archives (book)
  27. Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
    Daily life in the overcrowded-house.
  28. The last night.
    The last night.
  29. Found objects after house´s eviction (book).
    Found objects after house´s eviction (book).
  30. Found objects after house´s eviction.
    Found objects after house´s eviction.
  31. Found objects after house´s eviction.
    Found objects after house´s eviction.
  32. Found objects after house´s eviction.
    Found objects after house´s eviction.
  33. Found objects after house´s eviction.
    Found objects after house´s eviction.
  34. Found broken picture after house´s eviction (book).
    Found broken picture after house´s eviction (book).
  35. Found broken picture after house´s eviction.
    Found broken picture after house´s eviction.
  36. Inhabitants´ books.
    Inhabitants´ books.
  37. Cover of the book made by Ababacar.
    Cover of the book made by Ababacar.
  38. Book made by Ababacar.
    Book made by Ababacar.
  39. Cover of the book made by Alioune.
    Cover of the book made by Alioune.
  40. Book made by Alioune.
    Book made by Alioune.
  41. Cover of the book made by Assane.
    Cover of the book made by Assane.
  42. Book made by Assane.
    Book made by Assane.
  43. Cover of the book made by Bamba.
    Cover of the book made by Bamba.
  44. Book made by Bamba.
    Book made by Bamba.
  45. Cover of the book made by Daouda.
    Cover of the book made by Daouda.
  46. Book made by Daouda.
    Book made by Daouda.
  47. Cover of the book made by Djibril.
    Cover of the book made by Djibril.
  48. Book made by Djibril.
    Book made by Djibril.
  49. Cover of the book made by Ibrahima G.
    Cover of the book made by Ibrahima G.
  50. Book made by Ibrahima G.
    Book made by Ibrahima G.
  51. Cover of the book made by Ibrahima N.
    Cover of the book made by Ibrahima N.
  52. Book made by Ibrahima N.
    Book made by Ibrahima N.
  53. Cover of the book made by Lamine.
    Cover of the book made by Lamine.
  54. Book made by Lamine.
    Book made by Lamine.
  55. Cover of the book made by Modou.
    Cover of the book made by Modou.
  56. Book made by Modou.
    Book made by Modou.
  57. Cover of the book made by Momar.
    Cover of the book made by Momar.
  58. Book made by Momar.
    Book made by Momar.
  59. Cover of the book made by Thiam.
    Cover of the book made by Thiam.
  60. Book made by Thiam.
    Book made by Thiam.
  61. Salitre Exhibition. DOCfield Festival 2015. Barcelona. Spain.
    Salitre Exhibition. DOCfield Festival 2015. Barcelona. Spain.
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Diseñado y desarrollado por Julio César González