Header Image: Extreme Views Events Flyer, Photo: Rachel Capovila


Rachel Capovila

Currently Art Gene Project Manager, Rachel is from and based in Barrow.  With many years of experience in project management within the arts and community projects around Furness and beyond.  She will be working across the Art Gene portfolio programme and new Coastal Communities projects.  Rachel is also an artist, maker and facilitator of collaborative creative media and film projects.  Rachel has been making the latest Art Gene project films.


Habitat To Habitation, 2018


“I am looking forward to working with the company engaging with the local communities and visiting artists with our outstanding natural heritage assets. I want everyone to have the opportunity to experience our wonderful area.  I have lived and travelled abroad a great deal, but I am forever inspired by my home town, the surrounding landscape and the people that live here ”

Rachel Capovila, 2018

Rachel Capovila’s own cross-disciplinary practice explores the relationship between memory and historic narrative, finding the links that connects us all.  Common themes across her projects are in heritage and the legacies within our communities that impacts upon our everyday lives. Rachel’s practice encompasses film, textile and installation.  Collaboration is a key part to her practice, working with artists, collectives and arts organisations on a broad spectrum of projects. Rachel has exhibited within the UK and internationally.



It All Becomes Clear, 2018


Bottom Image: Still from It All Becomes Clear, Photo: Rachel Capovila