SVARTÁRKOT CULTURE – NATURE (SCN) is a multidisciplinary programme focusing on the diverse relations between humans and nature inspired by the environment and cultural heritage of the Bárðardalur valley and Lake Mývatn region in northern Iceland.
SCN disseminates knowledge gained in ambitious and innovative research projects, in cooperation with the local population. The programme offers unique learning experiences combining high-quality academic courses grounded in the local landscapes and cultural history.
HULDA – New Research Centre by Lake Mývatn
Last weekend (September 30th and October 1st) a symposium and workshop was held at Skjólbrekka by Lake Mývatn. This marked the beginning of a new
A 13 day immersive interdisciplinary summer field program held in Northern Iceland and Southeast Iceland
Co-produced by Svartárkot Culture-Nature and The Wright-Ingraham Institute
“Breaking down dualisms between nature and culture and integrating the relationships between humans and nature under the umbrella of the Environmental Arts & Humanities”
The course will provide a unique blend of lectures and field experiences that investigate how cultural and natural histories are embedded in landscapes, and explores their entanglements with contemporary energy, food, ecology, economy, and policy concerns.