Processing Community Day 2024

The Processing Community Day 2024 (PCD24@Porto) is a free and open-participation event that aims to promote Creative Coding and Computational Thinking in the Arts and Design. This year´s main theme is LUDIC AESTHETICS.

The main event will take place on Thursday, 2nd of May 2024, and we welcome all local, national and international participants interested in this topic to join us at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto.

Following the model from previous editions, this year's program will feature a keynote conference, two exhibitions, a round table discussion about LUDIC AESTHETICS .



Contact Zone: Networks
Ludic Aesthetics Online Exhibition
15 works reflecting Ludic Aesthetics as a role in developing creativity in computation and coding.

Pavilhão Central
April 29 to May 3rd 2024
Opening April 29 - 16h30

Contact Zone: Experiences
Ludic Aesthetics Workshops
Playable Extended Body: Co-Creation, Experimentation and Performativity in Location-Based Games and AR Artworks - Installation

Galeria Cozinha
April 29 to May 3rd 2024
Opening April 29 - 17h


14h00 — Keynote presentation

Rudolfo Quintas

15h00 — Round Table

Speakers: Rudolfo Quintas, Né Barros, Rodrigo Carvalho.

Moderator: Luisa Ribas

16h00 — Coffee Break

16h30 — Artists Talks (online/Aula Magna)


The PCD24 is a voluntary and open-to-participate organization of the Communication Design, Visual Arts and Drawing bachelor degrees designed for the entire creative community. Organized with the support of the Research Institute in Art, Design and Society (i2ADS) and the Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture  (ID+) as part of the overall initiative of the Processing Foundation.

All events in the program are free, but registration is mandatory.