Termini Saloon 2020
photographic series was created for the first printed issue of
'Perimetro Roma' (which was looking for 8 stories that narrate in 8/10
images Rome and it’s current historical moment).
Rome is the third largest city in Europe by population and the fifth
largest by extension. This series shows the Caput Mundi through one of
its thousand faces, and tells a story of our times. Rome “is” its own
history, a history so deeply rooted that it prevents its inhabitants
from grasping the novelties that arrive with other cultures that have
now arrived. It is one of these cultures that 'Termini Saloon' presents.
We are in Roma Termini, a district that has a bad reputation due to the
frequent crime reports, but which, with its central station, is always
changing, allowing multiple communities to take root. These photos
present an aspect of the African community that has made this district
the heart of one of its most important arts: hairstyle.
This is a custom that enriches the Roman tradition with its colours and