Auto Italia presents Barbarella’s Kiss, a survey exhibition by David Aruquipa Pérez comprising a rare collection of photographs documenting the fiestas populares, popular street carnivals that have taken place across the plurinational state of Bolivia over the past 75 years.
Talk: Curators Tour & Breakfast
Join us for a special tour of our new exhibition Barbarella’s Kiss, dedicated for members of London’s Latinx community.
Talk: In conversation with David Aruquipa Pérez
Pérez leads a tour of his new exhibition with the project’s co-curator Aitor González Valencia where he will discuss his archive and the history of the fiestas populares.
Performance: David Aruquipa Pérez & Luisa Mateo Dupleich Rozo
Join us for a new dance performance work by David Aruquipa Pérez, accompanied by a sound composition by performer and sound artist, Luisa Mateo Dupleich Rozo.
The Lake Before the Sun Was Born: Archive and Spacetime
Chaired by artist and researcher Onyeka Igwe, David Aruquipa Pérez and Grace Dillon will discuss oral history traditions, archiving and knowledge preservation.