Favela


Papo Sustentável

O Barrao55 em parceria com a Dopper e Educap, realizaram o evento  “Papo Sustentável” no dia 05 de Novembro de 2015, onde, ocorreu  uma mesa redonda com três convidados especiais: Danielle Souza que faz parte do FAVELA ORGANICA, Edson Freitas do VERDEJAR e Careca Arts Sanduba do TETO VERDE FAVELA.  Cada um obteve 15 minutos […]

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Call for research proposals on Favela Urbanism and Sustainable Development

Barraco #55 is receiving research proposals on favela urbanism and sustainable (economical, social and ecological) development in the context of a Favela. Researchers, students and artists are invited to explore topics on art, popular culture and cultural heritage, tourism, technology, culture-led regeneration, favela-urbanism/integration, socioeconomic inclusion, ecology, qualities and potential of the favela, community organization and resistance and (new/alternative) economies, […]


A Kombi do Barraco#55 sera realidade!

Depois de uma campanha emocionante de crowdfunding (vaquinha) feito pela amiga Jeltsje Boersma conseguimos um valor bem razoavel (menos do que esperamos, mas vai dar pra comprar uma Kombi um pouco mais velhinha). Ainda com umas doacoes depois da campanha ter fechado agora a Kombi esta virando realidade. Essa Kombi vai rodar a cidade toda, […]


Favela, Você Mesmo Faz! exhibition review in Rio On Watch

Written by Michel Jaquet, artist in residence in Barraco#55 in April 2014 and architect working on a research on urbanism in Rio’s favelas. “Nestled high up on Alvorada hill, right below a portion of Complexo do Alemão’s photogenic but controversial cable car, Barraco #55 is a community-oriented center for arts and research. As well as hosting regular events such as […]


Complex is Beautiful

By URBZ User Generated Cities (Mumbai) published on 23 dec. 2013. One of the most unbearable aspects of Brazilian “favelas” is the paranoia that surrounds them. That paranoia creates an extraordinary sense of distance, a psychological firewall of fear between “favelas” and the “asphalto” – as the people on the hills call the concrete city […]