The Freezers’ artist residency programme offers theatre makers, performance artists, dancers and musicians the opportunity to develop and work on their art in a secluded and peaceful environment, right opposite the magnificent Snæfellsjökull glacier which has been a source of inspiration for artists all over the world for centuries. 

The Freezer’s premises are situated in a renovated fish factory which has been turned into a culture centre and hostel, where the hostel operates as a sort of an engine for creating art and culture, for locals and travellers in the area.

Duration: 1 - 3 months

Number of Residents: 4

Studio type: Two studios: A smaller 100m2 elongated space and a larger 240m2 space.

Work Facilities / Equipment: All basic technical equipment required for rehearsals and performance making.

Disciplines: Theatre makers, performance artists, dancers and musicians

Residency Fee: Exchange system - artists are offered free accommodation, workspaces and facilities and in turn the artists help out with the daily cleaning of The Freezer for 2-3 hours of work per day, depending on the time of year and number of artists.

Application: Year-round and open calls.