Open Call

Fish Factory Creative Centre in East Iceland (September and November 2022)

Fish Factory, the Creative Centre of Stöðvarfjörður

No Funding
Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland


Fish Factory, Creative Centre of Stöðvarjörður The residency program is self directed, multi-disciplinary and open to most creative directions. The purpose of the program is to provide emerging and established creatives from all fields an opportunity to focus on their work in an environment well equipped for experimentation and the production of artistic output.

Number of Participants

Seven artists here at a time.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


September 01, 2022 - November 30, 2022


  • kr105,000 program fee (monthly)


Ceramic Facility, Co-Working, Darkroom, Desk Space, Piano, Print Shop, Shared Studio, Sound Studio, Wood Shop




No meals


Book Arts, Ceramics, Collective, Conceptual Art, Drawing, Film, Illustration, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Literature, Moving Image, Multimedia, Music, Music Composition, Painting, Photography, Poetry, Printmaking, Sculpture, Visual Arts



Program Description

Our Centre is a place to meet with other creative people in a warm collaborative community. The staff are at work Monday-Friday from 8:00 – 16:00, while residency artists have 24/7 access to the building. We offer a shared studio space (95 m2). The studio spaces function as a “home base” for the artists and from there they can work on their creative projects in various facilities and workshops. The Centre has wood-, metal-, ceramic- and print workshops as well as a kitchen, small library, and a concert hall. The Creative Centre was established in 2011 in the former fish factory (2800 m2) of Stöðvarfjörður, a village in the East Fjords of Iceland. The Centre is a non-profit, artist-run organization. The team running it is Vincent Wood & Una Sigurðardóttir. Since its establishment, the former fish factory has been transformed into a thriving place of creativity & music. The Centre is a true maker’s haven and offers a wide range of facilities Months: 1 Either September or November

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