Heima Art Residency 2020

Heima Art Residency 2020

Heima is a multidisciplinary art residency for emerging and established artists located in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland. The physical space is a 350 square meter combined house and studio/exhibition space. They encourage applications from a wide range of artists of different cultural and geographic backgrounds and are open for applications for all phases - from initial research to finishing works.

In 2020 Heima will offer 4 different residency periods: 3 periods of 50 days and 1 period of 80 days. Each residency carries six carefully curated artist. The program is self-directed and offer accommodation and shared studio spaces. All 6 artist will live together and have acces to multiple studio spaces + have their own private bedroom. The four diffrent residency periods that you are able to apply for are:

  • (50 days) Dates ------> 02.03.2020 - 20.04.2020
  • (50 days) Dates ------> 04.05.2020 - 22.06.2020
  • (80 days) Dates ------> 03.08.2020 - 23.10.2020
  • (50 days) Dates ------> 02.11.2020 - 18.12.2020

​The residency fee is 250.000 ISK for 80 days and 150.000 ISK for 50 days. The residency fee is to be paid in advance and is non-refundable. Residents must provide for their own food, travel, and miscellaneous expenses. Heima is happy to provide a letter-of-acceptance to support funding applications. 

The application deadline is January 6th 2020 and the application is online.  Please read the "FAQ" before applying.