14/04/2023 - 11/06/2023

Mid C20th - Archive Show

David Aruquipa Pérez - Barbarella’s Kiss

Thu-Sun: 12-5pm

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.

The exhibition is commissioned and produced by Auto Italia, London, and is co-curated with Quechua-Spanish artist Aitor González Valencia.


Bethnal Green 44 Bonner Rd, E2 9JS