Rachel Capovila’s 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 landscape, heritage and the legacies within our communities that impacts upon our everyday lives. Rachel’s practice encompasses film, mixed media textiles and installation. Collaboration is a key part to her practice, working with artists, collectives and arts organisations on a broad spectrum of participatory projects. Rachel has been published and exhibited internationally.
Rachels’ arts professional work includes Producing and Project Management with arts organizations such as Art Gene and Signal Film and Media. Other recent personal projects include a pilot project Barrow’s Salty Yarns, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Creatively exploring the local undocumented heritage passed down through the generations along the Furness coast. Rachel is also part of the North West Development Lab, a collective of artists working together, as part of the Arts Council project Platform led, by Signal Film and Media.