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Portrait of Tiago Candeias

Tiago Candeias

Project Manager & Researcher Faro 2027 Cultural Heritage

In a serious relationship with Architecture, Heritage, History, Arts and Culture. An eternal (and curious) dissatisfied, passionate about the issues of heritage, the way it is communicated to others and how they perceive it.

Tiago Candeias is currently a Project Manager at Faro 2027 [European Capital of Culture Candidacy Team] for the heritage education project MI.MOMO.FARO - Minecraft and the Modernist Architecture in Faro. He is also a R-EU-FTOP Academy Nomad [European Creative Rooftop Network co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme] and a Research Fellow at the University of Algarve [Culture Algarve Horizon 2030]. Working as a freelancer, has collaborated with some organizations specially in the field of heritage education. He participates in several meetings and conferences, being member of ESACH [European Students' Association for Cultural Heritage] and a youth member of Europa Nostra, and was a participant in the ILUCIDARE Summer School - Heritage and Innovation: Central Europe and Beyond [funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme], held in Kraków-Krosno (Poland) in July 2021.

Tiago is graduated in Cultural Heritage at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University of Algarve and a MA Student in History & Heritage at the same institution, studying the Faro Convention and the impact of digital technologies and gaming in heritage education.