Recent Work by Artists
Recent Work by Artists was a collaborative project investigating how artists’ workspace might function today – taking the form of installation, image production, office design, events and a catalogue.
Auto Italia LIVE Episode 3: C2C P2P
Auto Italia LIVE Episode 3: C2C P2P was the third instalment of the artist-run TV series, performed before a studio audience and broadcast live over the Internet.
Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market at Tate Modern
Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market was an event at Tate Modern, in which a Christmas and Kwanzaa celebration was housed in the Turbine Hall, Auto Italia presented artist work within the market.
Friends of the Divided Mind – entrance & underground
Friends of the Divided Mind – entrance & underground was an event organised by Curating Contemporary Art students from RCA, which explored the relationships and network of the artists who come under the umbrella term of ‘Auto Italia’.
Yes Way! was a two day music event and exhibition in collaboration with London record label and promoters Upset the Rhythm.
The Open Home Show
The Open Home Show was the staging of a collection of projects made in the simultaneously public and private live-work environment of Rachel Pimm at Auto Italia.
EPIC was the first exhibition in Auto Italia’s exhibition space on Old Kent Road. This exhibition captured the large sense of scale of the building and the sense of over-ambition by the artists.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm / Bleisure Island / The Fountains / The Evening Entertainment
On the highest peak on Bleisure Island is Productivity Fountain, where the source of the vitamin-infused natural drinking water of the Peach Blossom Spring originates.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm / Bleisure Island / The Subaquatic Underbelly of Bleisure Island
We see the edge of the water. We see the shore, and we dive into the water. Suddenly there are glitches in the water’s surface.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm/ Bleisure Island / Refreshments Selected For Productivity
We see hands reaching for refreshments and picking and eating from the hanging fruit and vegetable allotments and dispensed via drinking water fountains.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm / Green House
Research of the Ideal Home Show and the Royal Gardens from the early 1900s showing their painted backdrops and styled and landscaped plants.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm / Bleisure Island / The Artificial Sun / The Atmospheric Controls
Everyone is dressed down in cut-offs, straw hats, sunglasses, light dresses, and swimwear. They look good. Cue the sun.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm / Bleisure Island / The Beach / The Sea / The Sky
A group look back to the beach from a new, larger breakout island, which allows a good view of the Bleisure Island Complex.
RWBA: Interior Ecosystems / Rachel Pimm / Bleisure Island / The Location / Travel & Infrastructure / Public Spaces & Property
A group sit outside taking in the air at Conference Café, under a pavilion awning that keeps the temperature at 27 degrees celsius.