The ICA, in partnership with BMW, the Mayor of London and the London 2012 Festival, has organised ART DRIVE! the BMW ART CAR COLLECTION. The exhibition presents 16 cars by international artists including David Hockney, Jeff Koons and Andy Warhol, over six floors in the NCP Car Park on Great Eastern Street in Shoreditch. This offsite ICA show is on view until 9pm on the 4 August.
In addition to this exciting project we have organised a special pop-up cinema featuring some great films – for free. Please see further details of the programme below.
2 August – 4 August
Join us for our very special pop-up cinema in the unusual setting of a multi-storey car park in Shoreditch. Part of Art Drive ! The BMW Art Car Collection 1975 – 2010, we’re featuring some great films – for free!
Location: NCP Car Park, 35 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3ER
Thu 2 Aug, 9pm
“An absorbing, exhilarating piece of film-making.” The Telegraph
A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Drive is a classic slice of pulp noir reimagined by Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn as a stunningly violent fairy tale.
Fri 3 Aug, 9pm
★★★★ “Nothing else comes close to capturing the atmosphere of the early days of hip-hop.” The Guardian
The old school of hip-hop on show in the South Bronx with, not unnaturally, a quality soundtrack featuring the likes of Grandmaster Flash and the Cold Crush Brothers.
Sat 4 Aug, 9pm
“There is no other movie like it in the national canon.” The Guardian
A beautifully shot British road movie about a man who travels from London to Bristol to investigate his brother’s death, with a soundtrack including David Bowie and Kraftwerk.
Please note: This is not a ticketed event, so we advise that you arrive before 9pm as spaces are allocated on a first come first serve basis.
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