Korpúlfsstaðir

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Building

The house was built between 1925-30 and was formerly one of the biggest dairy farms in Iceland. Today Korpúlfsstaðir is surrounded by one of Reykjavík's popular golf courses and houses approximately 40 studios for SIM artists, as well as a textile workshop, a ceramic workshop and an artist run gallery. 

 

Location

The Korpúlfsstaðir residency is situated 10 km from the city center in the eastern outskirts of Reykjavík with a beautiful view to Mount Esja. Close by are supermarkets, a hardware store, a swimming pool and a cinema.

 

Connection

The Reykjavík City bus stops in front of the house with Bus 6 going all the way downtown

Bedrooms/Studios

The residency apartment consists of three private bedrooms with separate studios.

Each bedroom is furnished with two single beds, chest of drawers, wardrobe, work desk and chair. On the upper floor all artists have access to a large communal work space with work desks. The textile and ceramic workshops are not included in the residency fee but access can be arranged.

For more information please visit: https://sim-residency.info/workshops 

Prices per month

 

Room 1 = 15 sqm / 600 EUR (Double Bedroom + Studios at the upper floor)

Room 2 = 12 sqm / 550 EUR (Double Bedroom + Studios at the upper floor)

Room 3 = 12 sqm / 550 EUR (Double Bedroom + Studios at the upper floor)

 

The residency fee must be paid latest 14 weeks prior to arrival. For residencies lasting longer than one month, the fee for the first month is to be paid 14 weeks in advance, the fee for the second and third month can be paid on arrival.

Included in the residency fee are sheets, towels, water, electricity, heating and internet access for lap tops. The residency fee is intended to cover the general cost of running the program. It does not constitute rent and the artist therefore does not obtain the legal status of tenant.

Cancellation policy

 

If canceled 8-4 weeks prior to the scheduled arrival date 50% of the residency fee is refunded. If cancelled 4-0 weeks prior to the scheduled arrival date none of the residency fee is refunded. 

Amendments to the rules of the payment and cancellation due to COVID-19. Policy to be applied from 1st August 2020 till June 31st 2021:

-we do not require to proceed payment in advance for Residency stay, only if the artist wants to. As for booking confirmation, we will require to send a copy of the flight information as soon as possible. Payment for a stay can be made upon arrival at our SIM office with a credit or debit card.

-if appeared/extended restrictions or other reasons caused by global pandemic will affect artists' arrival, SIM Residency in the first place will offer to reschedule granted residency period to upcoming months, in the most complicated situations we will do a full refund.

Deposit

SIM Residency doesn`t require artists to pay an actual safety deposit.

On arrival, artists are required to sign under a deposit agreement between SIM and artist.  Artist has to give their credit card number as an insurance for keys, guest card and cleaning fee. Credit card won`t be charged, if artists won't lose the keys, guest card, and leaves residency apartment clean after his stay. 

 

Facilities

The living area includes a living room with TV and sofa, a fully equipped kitchen, communal bathroom and shower facilities, washing machine, hair dryer and iron. Included in the residency fee are sheets, towels, detergents, water, electricity, heating, and internet access for laptops. Free parking is available.

 

Guests

 

Artists in residence are allowed to have one guest staying with them at a time in the room. Children under 14 years cannot stay in the residency. Guests at Seljavegur can stay for a maximum of two weeks. The guest fee depends on the length of stay: 18.000 ISK for each week per person or 2.500 ISK per night for stays shorter than a week. Payment can be made during your stay at our office. All guests are provided with bedding, towels and an extra bed. We also urge you to look into staying at the SIM guest house at Hafnarstræti 16. For further information please visit: https://sim.is/residency/short-stay/ 

 

Guests have to respect the house rules and artists take full responsibility for their guests during their stay. 

 

Requirements

Artists are required to keep their own bedrooms/studios and shared facilities clean and are expected to leave the apartment in good condition. A deposit agreement is made between SIM and artists on arrival.

 

A granted residency is from the second to the last day of the relevant month.

Kitchen

 

Living Room

 

1

- Double Bedroom  

 

- 15 sqm

- 600 Euro /month

 

 

2

- Double Bedroom  

 

- 12 sqm

- 550 Euro /month

 

 

3

- Double Bedroom  

 

- 12 sqm

- 550 Euro /month

 

 

Shared Studio

 

Studio a

 
 

Studio b