Freelance Artist Educator: Photography

Threshold Studios wishes to commission a dynamic Freelance Educator Photographer with experience of working collaboratively with communities and participants to develop high quality content. The creative brief for this project is to use Digital photography to capture explore and showcase the historic development of the Sincil bank area through local industry and migration. This project is part of wider Heritage Lottery Funded Project; please see below for more information.

Outline of This Is Us Project.

This is Us is a project that will explore the history of industry and migration in the Sincil Bank/Park Ward area of Lincoln from the late 19th Century to the present. Sincil Bank is one of the most culturally diverse areas of the city and continues to attract a mix of migrant workers, communities across the world, long term and transient residents. Threshold Studio’s will collaborate with Sincil residents comparing the changing face of the area from the past to the present through history and workforce for engineering firm Robey & Co Ltd (Est.1854 to 1988).

Artist Educator specification

Experience of devising participatory sessions in response to history and heritage
Experience of developing and leading participatory photography projects in a community setting.
Working collaboratively with participants
Experience of working with young people aged 16+
Excellent communication and organisational skills.
Local knowledge of Lincoln would be beneficial
Artist Educators will be required to have public liability insurance and subject to a DBS check, processed through Threshold Studios.
Fee: £1,500 inc VAT and travel (6 days @ £250per day) to cover planning, delivery and evaluation.

For the full brief and to apply please download the application pack via the Threshold Studios website at

If you would like information or to find out more please contact sophia@thresholdstudios.tvto set up a phone conversation with our Creative Engagement Manager or Director of Programmes.

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Start Date

25th May 2018

Closing Date

18th June 2018