Archisle: International Photographer in Residence Programme 2015

    Archisle: The Jersey Contemporary Photography Programme, hosted by the Société Jersiaise (Jersey Society) in the British Channel Island of Jersey promotes contemporary photography through an ongoing programme of exhibitions, education and commissions. The Archisle project connects photographic archives, contemporary practice and experiences of island cultures and geographies through the development of a space for creative discourse betweenJersey and international practitioners.

    Archisle is currently inviting applications for the position of Photographer in Residence 2015. This is an exciting post in its third year commencing in April running for six months through to September 2015. The residency provides the following key benefits and opportunities:

    – £10,000 bursary for the commission/production of a body of work and solo exhibition
    – Studio space with access to inkjet printing and office/internet resources
    – Living accommodation and stipend
    – Travel costs

    A key focus of the Archisle project is to engage the residency programme withJersey culture and community through audience and participatory involvement. In addition to the production and solo exhibition of new work responding to the cultural context of theisland ofJersey, the resident will be contracted to teach photography one day per week (or equivalent) over the six month duration of the project. This teaching will be delivered in a workshop format to a range of educational and community groups. Applications are therefore encouraged from practitioners possessing the desire, enthusiasm and a proven ability to impart technical skills and develop critical understanding of contemporary photography across a diverse range of participants.

    Applicants are requested to submit:

    – Examples of recent work (min 10/max 20 images)
    – Statement describing current practice
    – Statement of objectives for the residency including an outline commission/exhibition proposal
    – A current CV including details of past exhibitions/publications
    – An estimate of travel costs toJersey

    Applications may be made by post or email to:

    Archisle Photographer in Residence Programme 2015
    Société Jersiaise
    7 Pier Road
    St Helier
    Channel Islands
    JE2 4XW

    Email: . For email applications total file size must be no larger than 5 MB.

    Any enquiries/questions about the residency should be sent to the above email address.

    CLOSING DATE: 15th October 2014.

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    Fairyland exhibition by Yury Toroptsov Archisle International Photographer in Residence 2014 at Jersey Arts Centre

    Michelle Sank: Insula exhibition by Archisle Photographer in Residence 2013 at Unit 3, Liberty Wharf, St Helier, Jersey.

    Société Jersiaise and Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, St Helier, Jersey, home of the Archisle Residency.