Photographer Iuri Izrastzoff is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay. These images are from his project “Julio Mendez, Florista‘. To see Iuri’s gallery of photographs click on any image.
Julio Mendez Iglesias arrived in Argentina from his hometown Galicia Spain when he was a teenager. For the past fifty years, he is a flower seller, on the corner of Vicente Lopez, in Pueyreedon. Julio is married and a father of two, a poet, plays the guitar and the harmonica.
Text updated in 2017
Images taken in 2007
By Iuri Izrastzoff