From scientific fictions to postpornographic tales
In the lead up to the launch of Dream Babes, a new text by artist and filmmaker Eric Pussyboy discusses his relationship to historical narratives around trans bodies in biology and biotechnology, 20th century scientific practice and contemporary pornography.
On Coping: A Reading for Liverpool
It’s time to work together and find new strategies. What can we learn through empathy, prophecies, tarot and speculation? What systems are available to us to hijack and redirect value? As the elite closes in, let’s create our own spaces for autonomy and creative production.
Thank you Ellen for bringing your wonderful students from Michigan State University to Auto Italia ️ NTU: UBULAWU runs until the end of this week!
Dream Babes - full schedule, 7-9th September
With our feet on Earth and our heads firmly in the sky, Dream Babes invites you to our host vessel from the 7th-9th September: a space to enact queer collectivity, imaging worlds we are for, together.
Golden Age Problems
Energy is only ever amassed collectively and so for any real transformation to take place we must not work alone. Let's dispense with notions of success and failure, and imagine alternative, independent entertainment formats.
Auto Italia is seeking new Trustees
Auto Italia is seeking to expand their Board of Trustees and appoint new individuals to advise and support Auto Italia’s growth, organisational model, and creative work at this pivotal moment in the organisation’s history.
Metahaven’s 2016 film project Information Skies weaves new realities, informed by VR. Through a dramatisation of this experiential technology, using live footage and animation, concepts of authenticity and lived experience are positioned as fictional provocations. How might we understand ‘truth’ and ‘law’ in a world of infinitely self-producing belief systems?
'Notes after-before' by Special Tears (Cassandre Greenberg and Christopher Kirubi)
“Notes after-before” is a text performed by Special Tears (Cassandre Greenberg + Christopher Kirubi) as part of Dream Babes at Auto Italia, exploring the tropes of crying in its various iterations.
Drag is embodied speculative fiction, clubs are queer heterotopias, pornography is pedagogy, and queer collectivity is a means of survival.
Nice piece - @bogosi_sekhukhuni @malaxa_ @cuss____ + more featured on aperture.org in "Screen Legends South Africa’s new media artists are transforming the digital world" - if you want to catch Bogosi and Tabita's work as their NTU collaboration with Nolan Dennis today is the last chance! Open today at 12-5pm, NTU: UBULAWU