Paula Nascimento is an architect and independent curator based in Luanda. As an independent curator, Paula often collaborates in interdisciplinary projects, exploring concepts related to post-colonial cities and contemporary readings for historical themes. Paula is chair of the artistic committee of Nesr Art Foundation and a member of the advisory board of Hangar- Artistic Research Centre. She was awarded the Golden Lion for best International Participation at La Biennale di Venezia in 2013. She received the Okwui Enwezor Fellowship research grant from the Independent Curators Internacional in 2022, among other awards.