Listhús Artist Residency Program (Listhus ses.)

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Listh?ë_s Artist Residency Program is established in 2012. It is basically a self-direct program for creative people who like to be inspired by raw landscape and enjoy quiet. The home like setting gives residency artists a warm and intimacy feeling. We can host 8 artists up to 14 artists at the same period, so, the program also provides an excellent opportunity for international exchange and collaboration.

Residency Programme since: 2012
Description of Organisation:

The program is managed by Listh?ë_s SES., an artist run, non-profit organization with the goals and visions:
?_Ñ_Developing an art space for artists who are looking for inspiration by nature
?_Ñ_Establishing a collaboration friendly culture among artists, community and other art bodies
?_Ñ_Art can go into the community
?_Ñ_Financial self-sustainable

Organisation founded in: please-choose
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation
  • Part of a Gallery/Museum
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Mandarin
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at end of residency
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 5
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Private Apartment
Shared Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Computer
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): There is no funding or grants that directly related to the program yet, but the artists receive a signed, formal invitation and the application committee will be at hand to assist as it can with funding.
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Films
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: N/A
    Nearest Airport: Reykjavik (International), Akureyri (domestic/International)
    How to reach by plane: Flight to Iceland:The international airport of Iceland is located at Keflav??k, about 1 hour bus (Flybus & Grayline) to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. From Asia, you have to stop one of Europe cities for flying to Iceland. By plane and bus:If you want to fly to Akureyri, you can ask the Flybus driver drop you at the domestic airport and flight to Akureyri ( and bus to ??lafsfj??rdur (www.Str?? the schedule and routes of Str??to (bus):
    How to reach by train: no train provided.
    How to reach by car: (1) ?Keflav??k –> Akureyri –> ??lafsfj??rdurFrom Keflavik airport directly to Akureyri, take the bus “”Grayline/airportexpress”” ( to Akureyir (arrive at 23:30).(2)Reykjav??k –> Akureyri –> ??lafsfj??rdurFrom Reykjav??k to Akureyri, you can take a bus ( or flight ( The terminal bus stop of no. 57 is ?rt?ë_n. No. 57 will take you to HOF, Akureyri. From there, you can take the bus no. 78 ( and take off at the 2nd stop in ??lafsfj??rdur.?*Bus no. 78 runs Monday to Friday, 3 times a day and once on Sundays & holidays. It doesn??t run on Saturday.
    Street & Number: Olafsvegur 12
    Postal Code: 625
    City: Olafsfjordur
    Country long: Iceland
    Olafsvegur 12
    Olafsfjordur 625 ISL
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