Group/Short Residencies

The old fish salting house in Skagaströnd has undergone major renovation.  Nes is now offering year round residencies and short stays to groups with or without studio space.  Artist collectives, university groups, writers retreats, art classes, performance teams  and other arts organisations that wish to collaborate on projects or work together on common goals/themes can now apply.  We are also offering short stay residencies to single independent working artists who are looking for 2 – 4 week stays and require no studio space.  We are now taking applications for January – May 2018 and October – December 2018.

You can make group application here  and single applications here.

Salthús situated high at the edge of the sea features  uninterrupted vistas over looking  Húnaflói Bay out to the Westfjords.


Westfjords!

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Views to the south!


View to the east!


And view to the North!

Renovation is now completed and the whole building will offer accommodation with 14 double rooms.   Nes Listamiðstöð will occupy the top floor with underfloor heating and offer 7 double rooms each with private bathroom plus shared kitchen/laundry facilities to art groups, organisations and single artists.

Each double room is more than 20m2 and will have queen size bed, desk and casual seating area.

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Each floor of the building has shared kitchen and laundry facilities.

These group residencies are  for a duration of 2 or 4 weeks and  longer by negotiation.

For an extra fee Nes will  provide 24/7 access to a studio space in the building next door which is complete with kitchen and bathroom facilities,  both the studio and accommodation  have free wifi.

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For larger groups and with advanced notice we can offer the 14 rooms (both floors) of Salthús.

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You can follow the renovation process on the Salthús Facebook page

 Group residency and short stay  fees

750€ per person  for 2 weeks with private bedroom and bathroom, shared kitchen and laundry facilities.

900€ per couple for 2 weeks with private bedroom and bathroom, shared kitchen and laundry facilities.

1400€ per person  for 4 weeks with private bedroom and bathroom, shared kitchen and laundry facilities.

1700€ per couple  for 4 weeks with private bedroom and bathroom, shared kitchen and laundry facilities

500€ per group for 2 weeks for large studio space with kitchen and bathroom facilities.

You can make group applications here  and single applications here.

Skagaströnd, Iceland