Auto Italia LIVE at the ICA

9 Jun 2012

Regular hours

12:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

£ 5

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Auto Italia South East

England, United Kingdom


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  • Bus: 390
  • Kings Cross St Pancras
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Live TV episode produced by artists and broadcast online


Auto Italia LIVE at the ICA Live TV episode produced by artists and broadcast online. Broadcast live at 7pm 9th June 2012 Auto Italia South East presents Auto Italia LIVE, an artist-run Live TV show performed before a studio audience and broadcast live over the internet. Working in collaboration with Auto Italia, artists will develop new work for this one-off episode, engaging directly with the format of Live Television. Featuring a full camera crew, lighting technicians, directors, performers, script writers, production designers and set builders, artists will engage with all aspects of Live TV production. Auto Italia LIVE is engaging directly in contemporary broadcast culture and how physical communities use the Internet to distribute ideas and also as a space for new work. Reflecting on the opportunities this opens up to artists, the episode will engage with the formal techniques of Live TV — its camera moves, soundtrack, catch phrases and live-editing — in order to create a new space and to critically engage with what it means to be making Live TV now. Focusing specifically on Live TV and its mechanisms, this episode will explore and exploit the idiosyncrasies of this format, its potential and its language. Working within the constraints and limitations of Live TV, the episode will create a televisual space completely removed from the ICA Theatre it physically inhabits and will explore the possibility for TV to create new territories and realities in which to make work. Auto Italia LIVE aims to create its own context and be a proposal for how artists can produce live broadcast work in collaboration. The episode will be a unique place for artists to create their collectve context and distribute their work. PARTICIPATING ARTISTS AND FILMAKERS Nathan Budzinski, Benedict Drew, Robert Carter, Simon Guzylack, Andrew Kerton, Leslie Kulesh, Huw Lemmy, Francesco Pedraglio, Lorenzo Tebano Jess Weisner. In collaboration with: Giorgio Bosisio, Luke Collins, Theo Cook, Paul Crompton, Aoife Flynn, Marianne Forrest, Mette Juhl, George Moustakas, Elly Nakajima, Henry Petrides, Laurence Price, Radiance Audio, Sonia Rodriguez Serrano, Matt Welch. VISITING INFORMATION Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH Admissionà‚ : £5/Free to ICA members AUTO ITALIA SOUTH EAST Auto Italia South East is an artists run project space that commissions new work collaborating directly with emerging artists. It aims to provides a framework for developing alternative approaches to practice and exhibition formats. Founded in 2007 the programme includes online and off site projects, provides opportunitiesà‚ for participation, discussion and debate, and aims to establish and develop links between growing peer groups of artists both in the UK and also internationally. PRESS INFORMATION For further press information, photographs or to arrange interviews, please contact: Marianne Forrest, Project Coordinator, marianne@autoitaliasoutheast.org

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