In Barracas, personal living rooms become public dining rooms and industrial warehouses become artistic endeavors. A few miles south of Buenos Aires' centre, Barracas feels removed from the city's crowds while supporting a steadfast community knitted together through years of hard work. Unless there's an evening art exhibition along Pasaje Lanín, Barracas' streets remain untouristed. In their absence, workers with scuffs on their boots share the neighbourhood's streets with incoming artists and sidewalk conversationalists.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
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Javier Pierini studied in Argentina in the creative workshops of Gabriel Valansi and Juan Travnik. He also studied photography at the Instituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy, and at the Santa Fe Workshops in the U.S. His work has been published in various media print worldwide including: The NYTimes Style Magazine, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveller, Fortune, and Condé Nast Traveller. His artwork has been exhibited in Argentina, USA, Italy, and Poland.