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 Edward Gillman (Director), and Poppy Moroney (Programme Manager) with support from Georgina Rowlands (Production and Communications Intern).

The team work with support from the board of trustees: Kate Cooper, Mary Cork, Ali Eisa, Cécile B Evans, Marianne Forrest, 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 artist directors: Marleen Boschen (2014-16), Kate Cooper (founding member, 2007-2019), Amanda Dennis (founding member, 2007-2012), Marianne Forrest (2011-2019), Richard John Jones (2009-2012) and Rachel Pimm (founding member, 2007-2009).

Visit Auto Italia:

Auto Italia, 44 Bonner Road, London E2 9JS

Our current exhibition Army of Love by Alexa Karolinski and Ingo Niermann continues until 8th December 2019, Thursday to Sunday 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).