Periplus Summer Workshops: towards a new materiality

Periplus Workshops 2024

towards a new MATERIALITY

Short-term residency for designers, artists, architects, creatives & performing artists, working across all cultural fields.

Periplus Workshops offers selected creative and cultural students, graduates, tutors and professionals from all over the world, the time and space to delve into a constantly open lab, where thinking through making, direct experiential access to local identity and a deeply humanising relationship with nature may develop into a new approach to immense creativity.

Gathering knowledge that may subsequently help local societies better deal with their existing and future multifaceted challenges. Powerfully reengaging them with the wealthy but frequently neglected potential of their local environment.

When: July 2024

Where: Chania region, Crete, Greece

Who can apply: designers, artists & creatives, architects, innovation engineers & material researchers, performing artists, culture curators

Duration of residency:

Two 9 days periods (14-22 July or 24 July-1 August)


Shared rooms in tower type farm-house at village outskirts, with all bathrooms WC/shower.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance:

Crafts / Design / Arts / Architecture / Material Innovation / Curating / Visual Arts / Media Arts / Social Innovation / Exhibition Design / Eating Experience

Studio / Workspace:

Shared indoor & outdoor studios

More info, fees and support at:

Application information at:


Application deadline:

2024-4-30 (for early bird only)

Residency starts:

A period 2024-07-14

B period 2024-07-24