Missions of ENSP

ENSP is the only public art school in the world dedicated to the image and to contemporary photography in particular.
Initial artistic, scientific and technical training of excellence for future professional photographers.
A postgraduate programme unique in France: a PhD in photography in conjunction with Aix-Marseille University (AMU).
Promotion of student work (exhibitions, publications, residencies).
Continuing professional development.
Amateur trainings: photography classes for everyone.
An international masterclass programme with several partner institutions.

Goals of the endowment fund

ENSP has created an endowment fund, led by agnès b. to address the challenges of the 21st century.

High calibre research and training
Supporting doctoral students through the creation of fellowships;
Development of teaching residencies for internationally renowned artists; Development of the Observatoire des Pratiques de Création de l’Image Numérique; Creation of a Fablab devoted to the image.

Internationalisation of ENSP students’ career tracks
Awarding of merit-based scholarships.

Equal opportunities
Granting scholarships to students most likely to bene t, to ensure educational equity for all.

Awarding of merit-based scholarships
Promoting the work of recent graduates through support of their projects; Organisation of exhibitions and publication of their work;
Posting portfolios on the school website.

International mobility
Funding for travel expenses.

A few examples:
Artist residencies at the Alliance Française in Bogotá, Colombia;
Publication of the graduate catalogue;
Doctoral fellowship of 5000€.

New school, new challenges

Designed by Marc Barani, the new school will be inaugurated in July 2019. It will be part of the landscape of cultural and urban renewal in Arles, initiated by the redevelopment of the Parc des Ateliers.

The new ENSP encompasses:

• 5000 m2 of total surface area;
• Two exhibition halls of 200 m2 each; • An auditorium with 185 seats;
• A Fablab of more than 80 m2 ;
• More than 500 m2 of patios, gardens and outdoor galleries;
• Workspaces to accommodate artists and researchers during teaching residencies;
• A vast library with a catalog of 30,000 references;
• Three photography shooting;
• Technical workshops, classrooms

and exhibition spaces, innovative high-performance equipment.

Support the endowment fund

Support young creators, the development of contemporary photography and innovation in new images.

Ensure the excellence of an institution of higher education that is fully integrated into Arles’ ambitious cultural agenda.

Provide guidance for the professional photographers of tomorrow.

Participate in an artistic and professional network in the eld of photography and the image.

Benefit, through the ENSP’s projects, from access to its new premises, resources, and state-of-the-art equipment.


Quelques exemples de réalisations :
– Résidences à l’Alliance Française de Bogotá, Colombie.
– Éditions du catalogue des diplômés.
– Bourse doctorale de 5000€.

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