Doremifasolasido’ is an annual group residency that invites emerging artists from around the country to Cumbria to forge links between artists and arts organisations working in urban and rural settings. Now in it’s fourth year, previous residencies have taken place at The Merz Barn, the site of Kurt Schwitters’ last Merz Bau, in Elterwater; Florence Arts Centre, the site of the disused haematite mine, Florence Mine, in Egremont; and The Coniston Institute, a community run village hall in the heart of Coniston, in partnership with Grizedale Arts. This year it will take place at Art Gene, in the Art Gene Gallery ,the Nan Tait Centre , which was the former School for the Advancement of Science, Arts & Technology, in the heart of Barrow-in-Furness; with the support of new media art collective, Full of Noises (formerly Octopus Collective).
This year participating artists are being nominated by partner organisations from around the country, including ACAVA (London), Art Gene (Cumbria), East Street Arts (Leeds), Islington Mill (Manchester), The Newbridge Project (Newcastle) and October Gallery (London).For more information on past residencies see: www.doremiresidency.com Download the full brief here. To apply with your CV and website links to Rachel Capovila, Art Gene Project Manager, email: email@example.com