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Daylight Management
Daylight Management is the first public moment in the UK of the Night Shifts project, a sprawling network of artists, researchers, scientists, night-shift workers and union representatives initiated and led by artist Martin Kohout.
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COME MY BABY: 4D running in 2
Read an excerpt from Holly Childs' text HAVE THE dusk deepen, performed as part of Auto Italia's Rogue Agents project at Firstdraft, Sydney.
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Body Loss
Somewhere there is a Siren. The disembodied female voice is perhaps even more horrific than the female body. The dark in itself is not as frightening as the imagination it lures.
* Coming Up * Working Nights, a conversation between Dr Chris Harvey of the Sleep and Circadian Neurosciences Unit and Caroline Heron of AQNB this Thursday 22nd February at 7pm. Event booking link in bio
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Liquid Skin
Liquid Skin – a new text piece by artist Roberta Vaz – takes us on a journey to self-annihilation through the prototyped self in Second Life and beyond.
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Nature of the Hunt
Nature of the Hunt is a project by Auto Italia in collaboration with Harman Bains, considering what is at stake in our contemporary desire to re-imagine folkloric and historic modes of violence and resistance. Explored through a disembodied survey of twentieth-century exploitation and body horror cinema, this project asks how the biological danger associated with the nature of the female in these materials might be claimed and shaped. It enables us to explore on new terms these female subjects historically considered dangerous to society.
Shiro Masuyuma at @ruangmes56
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Victoria Sin on Ursula Le Guin
Artist Victoria Sin explores the power of Ursula Le Guin's "carrier bag" approach to storytelling.
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Rush
Rush is a new body of work initiated by Christopher Kirubi in collaboration with Auto Italia. Launching with an evening of newly commissioned performance, the ongoing project takes shape through a collaboration developed with Adam Fa-Rah, Chloe Fiilani, Shenece Oretha and Rhoda Boateng, working together as artists and friends meeting regularly to discuss spaces of desire, of community, and of action.
‘The objects are part of each other’s suffering, they show companionship and love’ Brilliant @momaps1
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On Nuisance: December 2nd, 4-6pm
As the presentation of Terre Thaemlitz’s Interstices project at Auto Italia comes to an end, we want to invite you to join us for a discussion event on a subject frequently discussed by Thaemlitz: “nuisance”, where we will be joined by Ray Filar, Harley Kurylowski, Wail Qasim and Lexi Turner.
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Terre Thaemlitz: Interstices
Terre Thaemlitz: Interstices is new a presentation of video and text components from Thaemlitz’s multi-media work INTERSTICES (2000–2003) across the Auto Italia project space, including full electroacoustic audio video installation work exhibited for the first time in the UK.
Jogja foliage @cemeti.institute
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NTU: UBULAWU
NTU: UBULAWU is the first UK solo exhibition by South African-based collective NTU. Drawing on the collective's ongoing research project NTUSAVE, this programme continues their engagement with Ubulawu – a sacred collection of plants used in traditional Southern African spiritual practice – and their phytochemical properties.