Artists-in-Residence

Call for artists for a shared residency

Call for artists for a shared residency

Due to cancellation the Skaftfell Residency Program now has an opening this coming April and May for artists to apply and come with short notice ! The residency available is a shared residency at Norðurgata in the old part of town and the flat will be shared with one other artist. The flat has two private bedrooms, bathroom with shower/bath, kitchen, a living room area with some studio/working facilities and wireless internet. The residency fee is 360 € pr. month. If interested, please be in contact by email on [email protected] as soon as possible including a short motivation for coming, […]

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No time to look through the mountains?

The Bookshop – Projectspace March 7-8, at 18:30 – 20:30 No time to look through the mountains? is a site-specific project by Effrosyni Kontogeorgou (GR) developed especially for the Bookshop – Projectspace during a one month residency at Skaftfell. The artist questions exactly the nature of her residency. What can be perceived in just 30 days in an a unknown place? Merely outlines. The first and strongest impression remains the encirclement by the mountains. But do the mountains stand as a metaphor for enclosure or an orientation to open up? By means of abstraction, the house itself with its windows […]

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