International Photographer in Residence Programme 2014

    Archisle: The Jersey Contemporary Photography Programme, hosted by the Société Jersiaise (Jersey Society) in the British Channel Island of Jersey aims to promote 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 between Jersey and international practitioners.

    Archisle is currently inviting applications for the position of Photographer in Residence 2014. This is an exciting post in its second year commencing in March/April running for six months through to August /September 2014. 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 with Jersey culture and community through audience and participatory involvement. In addition to the commission and exhibition of work responding to the cultural context of the island of Jersey, 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 to Jersey

    Applications may be made by post or email to:

    Archisle Photographer in Residence Programme 2014
    Société Jersiaise
    7 Pier Road
    St Helier
    Jersey, Channel Islands
    JE2 4XW


    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: 10th September 2013. 

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