ESTA É  A BOA MANDIOCA



‘TIA CATI’S BUSINESS IN CHICALA IS DAY LIGHT DRINKING SPOT. WHEN ASKED TO WEAR THE RED DRESS TIA CATI ASKED : FOR WHAT? LET ME SEE THE DRESS? BUT I DON’T EVENT HAVE MY HAIR DONE, AND I HAVE BEEN SWEATING ALL DAY. HER DRINKS SHOP, MAYBE CALLED BUTECO(JANELA ABERTA TALVEZ)  DEPENDING ON THE DINAMICS OR THE CLIENTELE, IS BEING RUN INSIDE A RE-USED SHIPPING CONTAINER IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF CHICALA IN LUANDA. CHICALA 2 ? IS GOING THROUGH A ‘REGENERATION’ PROJECT - LONDON STYLE- WHERE HOUSES AND BUSINESSES HAVE BEEN DEMOLISHED IN VÁRIOS STAGES. THE DEMOLITIONS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED BY THE ORDER OF THE NEW PRESIDENT J.LO. THE HOMES AND BUSINESSES  THAT ALREADY BEEN DEMOLISHED ARE NOW FINDING THEIR SPACES  RE-OCCUPIED BY NEW TEMPORARY OCCUPANTS THAT TRANSFORMED THOSE TEMPORARY SPACES IN SOLUTIONS FOR THEM.’ (Sandra Poulson, March 2019)