Thursday, February 14, 2013

Summer We Go Public – Textile

Two Deadlines: (RECEIVE)
March 1, 2013
April 1, 2013

Summer We Go Public
Textile Center

kagaströnd, Northern Iceland
April and May 2013
June and July 2013

In collaboration with Nes Artist Residency’s summer program, Summer We Go Public, Textílsetur Íslands takes to the street with an inspiring, creative studio project.

The Icelandic Textile Center aims to bring like-minded artists together to create an outside textile installation in Skagaströnd, Northern Iceland, for June and July 2013.


a collaboration with NES Artist Residency

We are interested with any kind of street art, performance, or yarn bombing who will use fiber as first medium.

We are now accepting solo and collective project proposals to attend the residency for June and July. The emphasis for both months is the idea that all resident artists will work together on a collaborative installation to be included into the public art program in Skagaströnd at the end of July.

You will stay at the Textílsetur Íslands Residency in Blönduós with the access of all Textile facilities for spinning, crocheting, felting, dying, knitting or mixed textile techniques as a part of the residency. Chosen artists from every cultures will need to manage together a textile installation. Skagaströnd is a 20 minute bus ride, so connection to the site for developing the installation will be easy and you’ll have the chance to exchange with others residents of Nes who will also transform the aesthetic of this small rural village.

The 24 hours-daylight is going to create a particular atmosphere as for the sheep, free in the mountains, are a part of the Icelandic summer landscapes.

Specially for this project, collective can share a two-beds rooms for 750€. Of course, others residents are welcome to invite their partner.

Download Application:

Visit website for complete details about Summer We Go Public (Deadline: April 1st 2013) and other residencies (applications are accepted on a rolling basis):

Textile Center
Árbraut 31
540 Blönduós Ísland

+354 452 4300
+354 452 4304 fax