Nordic-Baltic Scholarship Programme. Þekkingarsetur received a grant from Nordic Culture Point in 2016 to invite three Nordic-Baltic textile artists to participate in the Icelandic Textile Center residency program in 2016/21017. Scholarships are provided for two months.
Artists in Schools. Þekkingarsetur is partnering with Textílsetur and Nes residencies to organize artist-run workshops in schools in Austir-Húnavatnssýsla district in October / November 2017. Preceding the project was an initiative by SSNV.
ArtEnVaff / Iceview magazine. Skagaströnd-based writer Katie Browne, Biopol, Nes and Textílsetur artist residencies, and Þekkingarsetur collaborate on the publication of ICEVIEW. The nonprofit, bilingual journal of literature and art draws inspiration from the artists who travel to Iceland to create. Its mission is to provide a platform for the dynamic art communities that are formed across the country, and bridge the communication gap between locals and visitors alike. The Iceview publishes both print and electronic versions. Submissions for their online journal, TI Online, are open year-round. For more information, visit their website: The project received a regional development grant in 2016 and 2017. The first edition was released in May 2017.