Listhús Artists Residency Program (Listhus ses.)

General information

Brief description of organisation

The program is managed by Listhús SES., an artist run, non-profit organization with the goals and visions:
•Developing an art space for artists who are looking for inspiration by nature
•Establishing a collaboration friendly culture among artists, community and other art bodies
•Art can go into the community
•Financial self-sustainable

Brief description of residency program

Listhús 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 program since

2012

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Curatorial
  • Administrative
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • writer, animator
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation
  • Part of a Gallery/Museum

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
Grants available

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 artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
  • Other

art materials

Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Cleaning
  • Exhibition
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency

Setting

Othersmall town with 800 population

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Computer
  • Welding Tools
  • Woodworking Tools
  • Metal Working Tools
  • Musical Instruments
Number of studios

5

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Private Apartment
  • Shared Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Films
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By train

no train provided.

By plane

Flight to Iceland:
The international airport of Iceland is located at Keflavík, 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 (www.airiceland.is) and bus to Ólafsfjördur (www.Stræto.is).

Download the schedule and routes of Stræto (bus): http://www.straeto.is/media/leidakerfi-haust-2012/Vestur-og-nordurland_baeklingur.pdf

By car

(1) ?Keflavík --> Akureyri --> Ólafsfjördur
From Keflavik airport directly to Akureyri, take the bus "Grayline/airportexpress" (https://airportexpress.is/) to Akureyir (arrive at 23:30).

(2)Reykjavík --> Akureyri --> Ólafsfjördur
From Reykjavík to Akureyri, you can take a bus (straeto.is) or flight (www.airiceland.is).

The terminal bus stop of no. 57 is Ártún.
No. 57 will take you to HOF, Akureyri. From there, you can take the bus no. 78 (straeto.is) and take off at the 2nd stop in
Ólafsfjördur.

?*Bus no. 78 runs Monday to Friday, 3 times a day and once on Sundays & holidays. It doesn´t run on Saturday.

Nearest airport

Reykjavik (International), Akureyri (domestic/International)

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Contact information

Listhús Artists Residency Program (Listhus ses.)
Ægisgötu 10
625 Ólafsfirði
Iceland

listhus@listhus.com
www.listhus.com

Phone: +354 7648557

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