Open Call

Open Call for Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences.

Applications period from 6th december 2019 to 24th January 2020.


Aveiro Criatech Residences programme aims to promote the development of STEAM competences in a collaborative idealization context, with the participation of professionals and students from various creative areas. Through the transfer of experiences and knowledge, and the execution of multidisciplinary activities, we aim to promote a learning culture, thinking, experimentation, exploration and innovation production.

A group of 24 participants will be selected by a jury to participate in Aveiro Criatech Artistic Residences 2020 initiative. The programme is addressed to professionals related to the creative or technological industries, creators, artists, students and anyone who has the ambition to develop unprecedented arts multimedia projects.

This initiative aims to provide practical and theoretical tools to enable the development of creative projects based in technology. This is the opportunity for emerging creators to develop their ideas and practices at a high level with the support of extraordinary mentors. They will benefit from a programme developed by teachers from two nationally renowned institutions in the area of ​​creativity, multimedia and technology, UA (University of Aveiro) and ESAD (College of Art and Design). The programme is complemented by an artistic tutoring action developed by Canadians Cadie Desbiens-Desmeules and Michael Dean. His projects in the digital arts area have been presented at different world events, such as Mutek (in several countries), Musee des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Societé des arts technologiques (Canada), Sónar Barcelona (Spain), TodaysArt (The Hague, Netherlands) ISEA Act Festival (Korea) Scopitone (France) Transart (Italy) or Gamma Festival (Russia), among others.

Application process is quite simple, please follow the instructions on the participation rules document and send your Application to email