inaugurada la quarta exposició del cicle programat pel Sindicat l’any 2018 a l’Hotel Monumental
Barcelona, 21 de juny de 2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

Inauguració expo “Traditional Shops in Extinction”, Xabier Mikel Laburu (UPIFC), Eurostars Monumental Hotel, Barcelona 21·06·2018

QUAN:fins el 31 d’agost de 2018
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ADREÇA:c/ Consell de Cent, 498-500.  08013 Barcelona
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Portrait of Enric Blasco in what was his perfume store in Tallers street of Barcelona, Spain. Date: 09/2004. Photographer: Xabier Mikel Laburu. The grandfather of Enric Blasco inaugurated the shop in 1900. Enric remembers how he grew up with all the mells and had very clear he wanted to continue with the family tradition. In 1955 he started to work full time in the shop and would take over it when his father retired. Blasco closed the shop in January 2005 for retirement, his son did not what to take over the business.

Detail of a client sited on a barber chair in the extinct Peluqueria 11 barbershop of Tallers Street in Barcelona, Spain. Date: 03/2003. Photo: Xabier Mikel Laburu. Vicens Amat was the last proprietary of the barbershop. The father of Vicens was the first of the two generation barbershop history. Though Vicens Amat never liked to work as a barber, he combined his studies with working in the shop, mainly taking care of the accounts. In 1982 his father dies and he decides to leave his current job as a High-School teacher and work full time in the barber shop. The fall in client numbers, the competence in the neighborhood with other barbershops managed mainly by immigrants and facing retirement, made him close the barbershop.

Luis Sanroman attends a client in the Churreria Banys Nous in Barcelona, Spain. Date: 18/09/2015. Photo: Xabier Mikel Laburu. This churro shop was property from one of the uncles from Luis Sanroman, the owner. In 1969 his father started working in the shop and when he retired in 2014, Luis took his place. Luis says that he has a rental contract that expires in 10 years and has no idea about what will happen there on. He recognizes that if he could he would like to buy the shop since he always has been there.

Shoe boxes stand on the shelves from the extinct shoe shop Calçats Mila in the Carme street of Barcelona, Spain. Date: 02/2003. Photo: Xabier Mikel Laburu. The shoe shop Calçats Mila is documented with an other name in 1846. In the beginnings of the XX century, the shop is sold to the Mila family who would take care of it until the death of Roser, the last owner after her brother Joan who would have the tough job to close the shop in 2003.

Jaime Bellini, stands in front of the entrance of his bookshop in the Princep de Viena street of Barcelona, Spain. Date: 16/09/2015. Photo: Xabier Mikel Laburu. Bellini emmigrated from Galicia after the Spanish Civil War, after working in several jobs, in 1960 he opens a second hand bookshop. Now he is retired but opens the shop every days for a few hours to ventilate the stock and talk with the few old neighbors or clients that still remain. His son decided to continue the business but sells in the markets while he uses the bookshop as a storehouse.

Enric Blasco closes the blind of the shop in Tallers street of Barcelona, on the last day that he was officially open. Date: 21/01/2005. Photographer: Xabier Mikel Laburu. The grandfather of Enric Blasco inaugurated the shop in 1900. Enric remembers how he grew up with all the smells and had very clear he wanted to continue with the family tradition. In 1955 he started to work full time in the shop and would take over it when his father retired. Blasco closed the shop in January 2005 for retirement, his son did not want to take over the business.