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Metahaven: Information Skies
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?
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'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.
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LIGHT DECEPTION / THE GREAT IMITATOR
LIGHT DECEPTION / THE GREAT IMITATOR is a newly commissioned one night live spectacle by Ruth Angel Edwards exploring the communication of ideology through pop culture, that is both an introduction to a theory and an indoctrination of an audience.
Last few tickets remaining for On Nuisance, a panel conversation led by @rayfilar with @harley.yeung, @wailq and @blueberrymoth this Saturday 2nd December for the last weekend of our current exhibition with Terre Thaemlitz, Intersices. Tickets via Eventbrite in bio
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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.
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Hailweed
Bringing together artists, writers and collective agencies to investigate notions of dependency and parasitic potential, Hailweed is the launch project for the new Auto Italia space, featuring work from Aimar Arriola, Research Centre for Proxy Politics, Syria Mobile Film Festival and Suzanne Treister.
This Saturday join us for a discussion ‘On Nuisance’ with @rayfilar @wailq @blueberrymoth + @harley.yeung from 4-6pm at Auto Italia. The panel will be discussing their political, personal and artistic relationships to the term ‘nuisance’, asking how the attribution might be a form of resistance. Tickets are free, booking recommended (link in bio)
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Our reality has changed. Mark Fisher 1968-2017
Richard John Jones remembers Mark Fisher.
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Rogue Agents
Rogue Agents is a group project at Firstdraft, Sydney seeking to collectively uncover ideas around figures that can disrupt, subvert and redirect power. From historical and folkloric interpretations of witchcraft to bio-technologies and body hacking, Rogue Agents will explore alternative models of being and desiring.
Chris Fite-Wassilak reviews Terre Thaemlitz ‘Interstices’ at Auto Italia- online now @frieze_magazine
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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.
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Feral Kin
Feral Kin brings together artists to collectively uncover new forms of work, support and exchange. Posed as a collaborative expedition, Feral Kin will seek out possibilities in dark spaces not often uncovered, hidden potentials to be exploited and protected, and new alliances in our visible world and beyond. Resisting the lure of ambivalence Feral Kin sets out a new schema of values with survival and nurture at its heart.
It’s the last week of Terre Thaemlitz ‘Interstices’ at Auto Italia - closing this Sunday. If you grab a copy of this month’s @art_monthly_uk you can read Larne Abse Gogarty’s profile piece about Terre too. We’re open every day 12-5pm except for Saturday when we’re running 12-3.30pm and 6-7pm, with the On Nuisance event with @rayfilar @wailq @blueberrymoth @harley.yeung taking place 4-6 in the space - booking link in bio
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Dream Babes
Drag is embodied speculative fiction, clubs are queer heterotopias, pornography is pedagogy, and queer collectivity is a means of survival.