The Lofoten Islands are known for excellent fishing, extreme and wild nature and small fishing villages. During the trip from Svolvær to Stamsund, it might surprise you to also find sheltered bays, white sandy beaches, fjords and large, green farmland this far north.
Caviar and contemporary art
The KaviarFactory is a landmark at the entrance of Henningsvær. The ocean literally washes the façade of the old brick house with north-westerly winds. What used to be a caviar factory is today an international venue for contemporary art. Get surprised, get touched and be captivated by an exhibition mixing photos, paintings and installations.
From 1 May 2017, a new exhibition will open focusing on how the concepts and perceptions around painting has evolved. PAINTING OR NOT acts to identify art as a subject that is open to interpretation and conversation rather than delivering a definitive answer. Read more here.