Cryptic Nights artist, Matthew Grouse performs at Visiones Sonaras 2019 as part of Seeing Hearing UK Mexico (SHUM), a multidisciplinary residency programme combining the best of music, visual and digital arts from Mexico and the UK.

Annually, two British artists take part in a residency in Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras(CMMAS) in the city of Morelia and, in turn, Mexican artists visit Cryptic, in Glasgow. As a result of the residencies, the participating artists exhibit their work at Visiones Sonaras and Sonica.