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 carBarraco #55 is a community-oriented center for arts and research. As well as hosting regular events such as concerts, workshops and exhibitions involving residents, the center also offers accommodation for visitors wishing to experience Complexo do Alemão.” Read more…