A creative residency that goes beyond the spectrum of music and aims to create design solutions to respond to the challenges posed by the festival's itinerant format. The first edition of Caduco invited the architect Paulo Vieitas to design the stage for Tremor na Estufa.
Religious traditions in the Azores are one of the most striking aspects of Azorean culture, with the island of São Miguel being marked by one of the most important manifestations that are born from the 16th century onwards. XVI, and largely due to the seismic and volcanic crises that hit the island. The Romeiros. These pilgrimages travel across the island during Lent, in which groups of men come together on pilgrimage to meditate, pray, and give thanks, in the way of each one's spirituality.
The Tremor Festival, has curiously been happening, also during Lent, offering to its participants several pilgrimages around the island, in search of musical experiences and intimate contact with nature. These are trips that have as their greatest feeling, the passion for music and for the most varied forms of art.
And it’s at the end of each pilgrimage around the island that each person can, in his own way, find a chapel to worship and celebrate their passion and faith in music.
A chapel made a stage.
CADUCO is a project by PAULO VIEITAS
Paulo Vieitas graduated in Architecture at Lusíada University in Lisboa (2001), after having attended the arts course at Escola António Arroio, also in Lisbon. He was a student of the Erasmus program at the Faculty of Architecture of San Sebastián, Spain, and a scholarship holder of the Leonardo Da Vinci program, through which he developed a professional internship in Amsterdam for 2 years. In 2003 he started his professional activity in Ponta Delgada, Azores, and in addition to architecture, he has developed works in areas such as Photography, Graphic Design and Culture. In 2010 he was awarded with the Labjovem Arquitetura, Young Azorean Creators Prize, and, in 2021, with the Paulo Gouveia Regional Rehabilitation Award.