Who are we: The residency is hosted by the Natthagen team: Trond E. (visual artist) and Robert (graphic designer).
What are we: Natthagen started as an art gallery in 2003 and developed into an art and culture place in 2018. Here you will find a museum, a small exhibition room, a little studio in the old timber barn from 1890.
Where are we: Situated in Julussdalen, a small valley in the municipality of Elverum, south- east of Norway, Natthagen is located in the middle of a beautiful pine forest, nearby, the historical river Julussa and the lake Ryssjøen. It is a peaceful and a quiet place, perfect to work, plan and to reflect in clean nature and fresh air.
Application: We encourage applications from Norwegian and International professional artists that are members of an artist organization, working in one of these fields: visual art, textile, sculpture, digital art, land art, crafts, writing, curating and music. (see application form).
You need to bring your own materials and equipments.
The residents will be asked to do: either a small workshop, a lecture, readings, mini concert or a presentation of work in the small gallery during the stay.
The studio: There is a little studio in the barn suitable for working in smaller formats. There you have access to wifi. We have the whole nature here for Plein air/ land art works.
It is possible to use a big working table on the terrace. Vinterstuggu- the glass veranda- is a perfect place to sit, read or do some sketches.
Accomodation: Gamalstu, an old timber house with a small kitchen with cooking facilities, a bedroom and a sofa bed is available for one or two artist friends. Gamalstu has electricity and a small wood oven for cosy heating, separate toilet and shower. No tv or wifi.
Natthagen can offer: We offer 3 period possibilities during the autumn:
1st – 15th of September
16th – 30th of September
1st – 30th of September
Longer stay can be arranged after agreement.
Transport: There is no public transportation. You need to bring your own car, rent a car from the airport or you can take the train to Rena station and we pick you up there.
Supermarket shopping can be organized.
Grants: Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide financial assistance for the artists in residence.
Prices for 2021 (pr. person):
Two weeks NOK 3500,- EUR 350
One month NOK 6600,- EUR 605
Prices include bed linen, towels, access to washing machine, private bathroom, the little studio with wifi.
For an extra cost you can order dinners, order in advance.
Go to application