14 Apr 2023 — 11 Jun 2023
Auto Italia presents Barbarella’s Kiss, a survey exhibition by Bolivian artist, archivist and activist David Aruquipa Pérez. The show comprises a rare collection of photographs documenting the cultural and political impact of Las Chinas Morenas, feminine performance characters in the fiestas populares, popular street carnivals that have taken place across the plurinational state of Bolivia over the past 75 years.
Preview: Barbarella’s Kiss
13 Apr 2023 | 18:00 — 20:00
Join us for the opening of David Aruquipa Pérez's exhibition Barbarella's Kiss. The event is free to attend, all welcome.
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Performance: David Aruquipa Pérez & Luisa Mateo Dupleich Rozo
13 Apr 2023 | 19:00 — 19:30
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.
Talk: Viscose 04 – Trans
15 Apr 2023 | 17:00 — 18:00
In this panel event, Alex Esculapio, Fenella Hitchcock and Rosa Kwir will explore the numerous relationships between transness and fashion.
Talk: In conversation with David Aruquipa Pérez
15 Apr 2023 | 15:00 — 16:00
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.
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.