Book Iceland – june 2018

Gullkistan Center for Creativity & Brooke Holve TEXT_URES  OF LAND & BOOK June 18th – 29th 2018 Invitation Gullkistan, Center for Creativity and Brooke Holve invite you to take part in a BOOK ARTS seminar in Iceland during the summer 2018. Gullkistan...
Guests in August

Guests in August

We have 7 new guests in August from 5 countries: the Philippines, Ireland, Denmark, Norway and USA.  Everybody presented their works after a great potluck dinner last Monday. Now starts the period of exploring the neighborhood and and getting inspired by the...
July guests

July guests

For july we have 9 new guests and some of them our first in the new houses. The first weekend we had a great pot luck dinner where we also had some other guests with us. Then our guests went to work and so did we, there is still a lot of little things to do. Despite...
Eventful june

Eventful june

June is the month when the sun gets the highest and stays around the longest. On june 14th we opened an exhibition called laNDSLag / laNDSCape with artworks by 22 artists. In respect of Þórarinn B. Þorláksson the landscape painter who so much loved to work here early...

Culture Grant

Once again we are grateful for having received a grant from the South Iceland Culture Board. It is truly of much value that official funds understand the importance of what we are doing. We will do our best to keep up the good work. Many thanks! At the same time we...
Rutgers students

Rutgers students

The Rutgers University in New Jersey USA collaborated with Gullkistan on an eventful course on Nature as Metaphore. There were 17 students and 2 professors, they stayed in Laugarvatn for 8 days and for 2 days in Reykjavík. The group had lectures on Iceland and...
Eventful May

Eventful May

May was incredibly eventful! Wonderful guests worked hard on their art and we worked hard on our new house. Later we will post news about visitors we had in the end of the month. Click Read more below for more...

The creative explorers

While we have been busy the last months with getting Miðstöðin ready for a grand opening our artists are all working hard and enjoying themselves. For more photos...

Ready to go!

From left, Erin, Anika, Anne, Laurita, Emily (Emma’s assistant), Kelley and Emma. Spring surely is in the air, snow melts away and birds come from faraway and sing so happily all around. Just like the birds these women have flown from Australia, America and...