Auto Italia South East

Auto Italia South East is an artist run organisation that commissions and produces new work – collaborating directly with emerging artists. Founded in 2007, it aims to provide a framework for developing alternative approaches to production and exhibition formats.

Auto Italia is currently run by founding member Kate Cooper alongside Marianne Forrest and Edward Gillman with production assistance from Poppy Moroney and Will Rigby, and support from its board of trustees: Mary Cork, Benedict Drew, Francesca Gavin, Katie Guggenheim, Lorna Gemmell, Lynn Hanna, Beatrice Pembroke and Ben Vickers.

Throughout Auto Italia’s history, the organisation has been led by an evolving group of collaborating artists. Alumni include Marleen Boschen (2014-16), Amanda Dennis (founding member, 2007-2012), Richard John Jones (2009-2012) and Rachel Pimm (founding member, 2007-2009).

Auto Italia is an AWP Internship partner organisation. AWP Internship recipients: Ellie Butters (2016/17), Will Rigby (2017/18).

Visit Auto Italia:

Auto Italia, 44 Bonner Road, London E2 9JS

Our current exhibition Gran Fury: Read My Lips, is open Thursday-Sunday 12-5pm. Additional Frieze opening hours: 2nd October – 7th October, 12-5pm.

The Auto Italia project space is wheelchair accessible. If you have any access requirements that you would like to discuss in advance of your visit, please email

Contact information:

Tel: 020 8983 4115

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Auto Italia South East is a registered charity (no. 1151979) and not-for-profit company limited by guarantee (no. 07490255).