Skammdegi Festival 2017 | Skammdegishátíð 2017

25 Artists from all over the world.

3 months during winter in Ólafsfjörður ,North Iceland.

1 month of showcase from 28 January - 21 February 2016.

Listhus Artspace is proud to present Skammdegi Festival 2016, an annual festival of music, visual arts and mixed media created by international artists. A total of 25 artists were selected from 71 applications from all over the world. The Festival is in its second year, and aims to bring innovative works to local Icelandic and international audience.


You are cordially invited to the opening group exhibition on 28 January 2016, Thursday, 7pm at Listhus Gallery, Ólafsfjörður ,North Iceland. 11 of the participating artists will be showcasing their works during the opening exhibition.


Festival Highlights


The Key Man

Banana Effect, a theatre group from Hong Kong, presents The Key Man, an Immersive Game Theatre combining shadow puppet elements on 29 January 2016, Friday, 7pm at Menningarhús Tjarnarborg, Ólafsfjörður ,North Iceland . There will be participation from the local students who have participated in the workshops prior to the performance as well.


Open House

There will be a guided tour on 14 February 2016, Sunday, to selected houses of locals living in Ólafsfjörður in which visitors will have a sneak peak at the art collections and their own artworks.


Music Soup

During the closing of the Festival on 21 February 2016, Sunday, there will be an informal concert, in which anyone is welcomed to join and perform music, inspired by the dark winter.

Participating Artists


Poster designed by Jade de Robles 

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