Art Gene welcomes Doremi to the Art Gene Gallery.  14 emerging artists nominated by partner organisations from all over the country will work together in the Art Gene gallery producing work for an artists open day and 2 week exhibition.  Art Gene are offering 2  Micro Residencies for  2 emerging artists  to take part in this initiative.

Application Deadline: Friday 19th October 2018 by 12pm

Residency Period: October 28th – November 4th 2018

Exhibition Period: Open Day: Saturday 3rd November 2018

Exhibition: 4th – 18th November (open Weds – Sun, 12pm – 5pm)

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:

Download the full brief here.


To apply with your CV and website links to

Rachel Capovila, Art Gene Project Manager,



Header Image: Last year’s Doremi artist’s-in-residence in 2017  Photo: Jocelyn MacGregor


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