Language:
Norwegian, English
Duration:
From 1 night to a maximum of 3 months.
Paid by artist:

Prices vary from the length of the stay. Check website for details.

Application guidelines:

Apply via e-mail to [email protected].

Send detailed contact information, your CV and a few thoughts about the purpose of your stay. If there is availability, please call organization with your creditcard number as a confirmation. The payment is done upon arrival.

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Galleri Svalbard

Galleri Svalbard

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Description

Galleri Svalbard has workshops which are used by local and visiting artists. The visitors are offered lodging and studios for shorter stay.

Note: Galleri Svalbard has closed its exhibition space in Nybyen. They will open new premises downtown in the fall of 2021.


Accommodation Information

The residency consists of three double rooms and a shared livingroom / kitchen, two bathrooms and additionally two studios.

Location

Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic under Norweegian jurisdiction. Spitsbergen is the largest of these. Longyearbyen, situated north of the 78th parallel, has about 1.400 inhabitants. The coal mines have long been the economic backbone of Svalbard, but tourism is becoming an important source of income. There are several settlements at Svalbard. Barentsburg and Pyramiden are inhabited by Russians. The average temperature is about -14 C in the winter and +6 C in the summer. Svalbard has perennial frost, which means that only the top layer of soil thaws in the summer. The midnight sun shines from April 20 to August 20, whereas the dark period lasts from the end of October to mid-February.

Contact information
Addresses

Postboks 350
9171 Longyearbyen, Svalbard archipelago
Norway

Email
galleri.svalbard [at] lokalstyre.no