The residency fee is 250.000 ISK (2050 EURO). The residency fee is to be paid in advance and is non-refundable. Residents must provide for their own food, travel, and miscellaneous expenses. The residency fee covers accommodation and studio space(s).
Heima Art Residency is an independent nonprofit organisation founded in 2013. Heima is located in Seyðisfjörður, a thriving port that is home to just 650 people and yet manages to support an art school, a cinema, a theatre, restaurants/bars, two artist residencies and the Dieter Roth Academy.
Heima offer residencies of 50 - 90 days accommodating 6 artists at a time. The residency program is self-organised and applications are accepted twice a year. They encourage applications from a wide range of artists of different cultural and geographic backgrounds. They are open for applications for all phases - from initial research to finishing works.
In 2018 Heima will offer multiple residency periods, each involving six artist carefully curated. The program offers completely free access to Heima's facilities for ninety days. Currently applications are open for two residency periods:
A group exhibition. Heima has the capacity and facilities to accommodate exhibitions in the studio space. All exhibitions are self-organised.
Heima is both a living and studio space and all artists will be granted their own bedroom. All bedrooms are different in size and shape.
Heima is both a living and studio space and all artists will be able to have a studio space. All studios are different in size and shape.
They do not have any specific set-up or specialized facilities, but they have a wide veriety of hand tools, power tools, office supplies, a bank of materials and digital tools such as projectors, speakers, printers etc.
Everything there is free for all residents to use and the organizers can as well support and guide according to getting hold of specific materials, tools, etc.
Between sheer mountain walls and open sea, in the easternmost and most isolated part of Iceland, lies a house into which artists from all over the world can find calm and absorption. It's located in Seyðisfjörður a thriving port that is home to just 700 people and yet manages to support an art school, a cinema, a theatre, a technical museum, restaurants/bars, two artist residencies and the Dieter Roth Academy.
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