Heima Art Residency
Heima Art Residency is an independent nonprofit organisation founded in 2013. 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.
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 able to have a studio space. All studios are different in size and shape.
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.
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.
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.