Archisle Photographer in Residence Programme

Deadline: 10 September 2013
Open to: international photographers 
Benefits: travel, accommodation and living costs, studio space, £10,000 bursary for a solo exhibition


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 residency is an exciting post in its second year commencing in March/April for a period of six calendar months through to August /September 2014. It 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. A key focus of project is to engage the residency programme with Jersey 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 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.


International 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.


The organizers will provide:

  • £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


The deadline for applying is 10 September 2013. 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

All documents should be sent by post or email to:

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


Please note that the total file size for email applications must be no larger than 5 MB.

For further information please visit the official website HERE.

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