REALITY CHECK: LIFE AFTER RETIREMENT is an Open Call for new emerging artists focused on the issue of Retirement. We talk about the generations of today, living on the utopy of an inherited model under a collapsing structure.

Our intention is to stimulate these new emerging artists to participate in the construction of an artistic, disruptive speech to bring light into this problematic issue. The final objective of the Open Call is to transport the selected works into an exhibition in Lisbon.


This Open Call is destined to emerging artists with an individual career, with the age limit of 35 years old, and is open to the following mediums:

  • Artistic
  • Plastic Arts
  • Design
  • Installation
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Digital Art
  • Sculpture
  • Mixed Technique
  • Illustration
  • Decorative Arts
  • Sound Art


The submissions are to be made through this website, until 23:59 of the 31th of August of 2020.


The applications will only be valid when submited through the form of the menu “Submit” of this website.

It is necessary to complete the form

It is necessary to upload your project in a digital file, with a maximum size of 10 mb.

After accepting the Terms and Conditions and submiting all the required information you will receive a validation message of the application.


Open Call Card