Calling Portuguese, Polish and Romanian artists with experience of socially engaged practice for an unforgettable paid residency on the Island of Jersey. Large numbers of Poles, Portuguese and Romanians call Jersey home and ArtHouse Jersey is offering an opportunity for one artist from each country to learn about, research and explore the lived experience of their compatriots, creating a piece of work that celebrates the contribution each community makes to the Island.
The chosen Polish, Portuguese and Romanian artists will travel to Jersey and spend six weeks living and working in the Island from 17 January – 25 February 2022 staying in accommodation at ArtHouse Jersey’s headquarters on the beautiful north coast of the Island.
Eligibility: Entrants must be visual artists who identify as being from Poland, Romania and Portugal regardless of race, religion, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, political persuasion, or additional national identity. You must be over the age of 18, professionally committed to your craft and regularly present work to an audience.
What you get: £2,500 to research, develop and produce a new work in any medium that reflects on your experience and learnings in Jersey (the work will become the property of ArtHouse Jersey who will exhibit it at all times fully crediting the artist). Return flights (Europe). Accommodation at our headquarters on the beautiful north coast of Jersey Per diems and contribution to food cost. Up to £750 for materials assistance of an ArtHouse Jersey representative with community engagement.