SÍM Residency is an international residency for visual artists located in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is run by SÍM – Samband íslenskra myndlistarmanna or The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists. The SIM Residency seeks to promote an environment of reflection, research, study and play by providing artists with a working environment that supports the artistic process.

SIM offers two different residency locations in the Reykjavik area – Seljavegur in downtown Reykjavik and Korpúlfsstaðir set in an idyllic location on the edge of town. The different settings allow us to cater to each artist’s requirements, giving them the opportunity to choose their location, regarding their needs and projects.

Duration: 1 - 3 months.

Number of Residents: 11.

Guest friendly: 1 guest per artist for maximum two weeks.

Studio type: Seljavegur - 9 bedroom/studios, 1 single and 1 double room with separate studios.  A shared studio space is available for bigger projects.

Work Facilities / Equipment: Two projectors, speakers, headphones, screens and all essential equipment to install artworks at the gallery.

Disciplines: All mediums of visual arts (painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, drawing, illustration, mixed techniques, sound art, installations, comic strips, performance, textile arts or any other form of related expression). Curators and art writers for research-based projects also welcome. 

Residency Fee: Yes

Application: Open calls twice a year. January for residency period July - December. July for residency period January - June.

Email: residency@sim.is