Articles by: Skaftfell Residency

The Seas’ Blue Yonder: Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson

The Seas’ Blue Yonder: Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson

21. June – 27. September Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark WilsonCurator Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir. Opening 21. June 4pm Who are the whales that visit the Icelandic seas each summer?How differently has human respect for whales been manifest – historically and now?Such questions have long fascinated artists Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson, whose work explores the intricate and environmentally telling relationships between humans and other animals. In their latest project, the exhibition The Sea’s Blue Yonder, the duo has embarked on a journey to track and consider the movements of individual whales both physically, accompanied by scientists who study the migration, trajectories, and […]

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Funded residency for Nordic and Baltic artists

Funded residency for Nordic and Baltic artists

This fully funded residency, made possible by the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture, will support one artist and one artist duo to participate in the residency program for three months and contribute to Skaftfell’s educational and exhibition programme. This open call is available for artists from Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and Åland. Artists already based in Iceland are not eligible, as the program intends to foster the mobility of artists between the Nordic and Baltic countries. Artist fee for contribution to educational programme or exhibition 400.000 ISK (2.666 euro) Artist’s material budget 200.000 ISK […]

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