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Garden Amidst the Flame

17 Sep 2022 — 04 Dec 2022
Auto Italia presents Garden Amidst the Flame, a newly commissioned moving image work and the first UK solo exhibition by Indonesian artist Natasha Tontey. Garden Amidst the Flame continues Tontey’s ongoing research into the ancient knowledge, technologies and cosmology of the Minahasa, an Indigenous nation in the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia. Drawing on her experience of the karai ceremony, which grants Minahasan warriors an armour of invincibility, the artist seeks to establish a queering approach towards gender, youth and ecology.
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Frieze East End Night: Panel discussion with Karen Archey, Annie Jael Kwan and Sarah Shin

09 Oct 2022   |   17:00 — 18:00
Join us for a panel discussion with curator Karen Archey, researcher Annie Jael Kwan and publisher Sarah Shin organised in conjunction with Gardens Amidst The Flame.

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Art and technology workshops for young people in East London

04 Oct 2022 — 15 Nov 2022
Art and technology workshops for young people ages 14 to 18 living in Tower Hamlets creating visual responses to Natasha Tontey's exhibition Garden Amidst the Flame.

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Young Artists Programme

Our free to access digital art workshops, local gallery tours and higher education progression mentoring for young people ages 14 to 18 in Tower Hamlets.