Klaustri∂, östra Island


Writers, composers, artists, musicians, dancers and scholars are eligible to apply for 3-8 weeks residency in Klaustrid at Skriduklaustur, East Iceland every year. Klaustrið (the Monastery) is a residence managed by The Institute of Gunnar Gunnarsson. It is situated at Skriðuklaustur Culture Centre in East Iceland in the beautiful home of the Icelandic writer Gunnar Gunnarsson.

The living/working facilities consists of a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and a living room with big desk for working. Wi-Fi internet connection and a piano in place.
There is no grant along with the residency but the apartment is free of charge and local transportation is guaranteed.
The apartment is only for one person or a couple at time.

Klaustrið uses the following criteria when evaluating applicants:
• Primarily the quality of the applicants project as indicated by submitted application.
• A record of works and curriculum vitae.
• Projects concerning Gunnar Gunnarsson, his life and his works, have priority just as any project concerning East-Iceland, its nature and culture