About Skaftfell

Austurvegur_500 Skaftfell, based in Seyðisfjörður East Iceland, is a visual art center with the essential role of presenting, discoursing and encouraging the development of contemporary art. It is a meeting point for artists and locals and its activities are based upon exhibitions and events, alongside an international residency program and outreach program. Skaftfell is also the guardian of a very small house previously owned by a local naïve artist Ásgeir Emilsson (1931-1999). In March 2013 Skaftfell received an Icelandic award, Eyrarrósin, for outstanding cultural leadership in a rural area.

In the gallery

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    Sept 24 - Nov 20. Atopia Projects, Hanna Christel, Kenneth Goldsmith, Kenny Hunter, Pétur Kristjánsson, Alberto Lamback, Rúnar Loftur, Linus Lohmann, Elsa-Louise Manceaux, Enzo Mari, Jonathan Meades, Jasper Morrison, Litten Nystrøm, Unnar Örn & Huginn Þór Arason, Jón Óskar, Gary Rough, Jon Routson, Stefán Jónsson Stórval, Sturtevant, Suicide Girls, Terri Thornton and LungA school students.


The house of Geiri

1266 Seydisfjordur Asge 001