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Muggur is a fund managed by the Council for Culture and Tourism, the Icelandic Association of Visual Artists and Myndstefs.
The Foundation's role is to support visual artists for temporary stays abroad as a result of an exhibition, workshop or other similar art project.
In order to receive an allocation from the Mug's Accommodation Fund, the applicant must be a full and unencumbered member of the telephone network and provide the required documentation confirming the invitation to participate in an art event or the allocation of an art work placement. Cash is not provided for stays in workshops when full subsidies are included in the allocation.
The Foundation's role is to support visual artists for temporary stays abroad as a result of an exhibition, workshop or other similar art project. In this way, the fund is intended to promote visual arts activities in Reykjavik and to strengthen the image of the City of Reykjavik as an avant-garde cultural city on the world stage. The creation of the fund is part of making the CoR a platform for international art streams.
How to apply for a grant?
Applications must be accompanied by a detailed and clear description of the project, exhibition details, exhibition venue, workshop room, workshop, conference or other relevant information from time to time. Depending on the nature of the project, verification by the person responsible for the project in the country in which it takes place should also be accompanied by a statement by the exhibitor, the curator, the gallery owner, the head of the workshop site, the workshop or another person.
The project dates must be provided.
Donors undergo commitments to the Fund under specific agreements to be concluded following the award of the grant, and donors must, inter alia, provide a brief account of the use made of the grant.
It is important to have the application thorough, clear and coordinated. Rules and guidelines should be read carefully.
An electronic application can only be completed. The deadline for applications is midnight on the day advertised.