Previously at the ICA - Exhibitions

Auto Italia LIVE, 2011. Image © Ryan McNamara.Courtesy of Auto Italia South East

Auto Italia LIVE – September – October 2011

3 Apr 2012

Episode 1: Talking Objects in Space (24th September 2011)
Episode 2: Cosmosis (1st October 2011)
Episode 3:C2C P2P (8th October 2011)

Auto Italia LIVE, is an artist-run TV series, performed before a studio audience and broadcast live over the Internet. Working in collaboration with Auto Italia South East, a wide variety of artists produce new work, engaging directly with the format of live television and a history of artists using broadcast media platforms.

Produced with a full technical crew, artists respond to the familiar tropes and formulas of television programming, working on all aspects of production and opening a space for criticality and intervention within the medium of TV.
In an ever-increasing landscape of broadcast media and ‘accessible’ web platforms, Auto Italia LIVE is situated within pre-existing online communities allowing artists to make and distribute new work.

Produced collaboratively by artists, Auto Italia LIVE reclaims a space within the television format that has increasingly lost its experimental aspect. Questioning the demise of risk taking in mainstream cultural programming, the project aims to provoke discussion, challenging how dialogues are negotiated and tested under these unique conditions.

As part of Remote Control, Auto Italia South East will produce a new TV episode filmed in the ICA and streamed live on Saturday 9 June 2012 .

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