Observatório da Chicala

Chicala Observatory

The Chicala Observatoty is a database formulated through participatory research methods, involving residents, local authorities and professionals from various fields. The research project is based at the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Agostinho Neto University (Angola), and it is coordinated by Isabel Martins and Paulo Moreira. The team is formed by Analicia Gonçalves da Silva, Érica Morgado, Daniel de Freitas and Joana Venâncio, and a group of residents from Chicala, among which the photographer Paulino Damião (“Kota 50”) and family, the artisans Mestre Nelito and João Manuel, and numerous kambas and researchers from the neighbourhood and the World.