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News - June 22 2022

PICA announces the departure of Director of 16 years, Amy Barrett-Lennard

After 16 remarkable years as Director, Amy Barrett-Lennard has decided to step down from the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA). Ms Barrett-Lennard joined PICA […]

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News - June 14 2022

XR Hackathon Returns

The PICA XR Hackathon program returns for 2022! Following a hugely successful pilot program in 2021, PICA is expanding opportunities for artists of all backgrounds […]

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News - March 18 2022

PICA receives major gift to establish the Judy Wheeler Commission

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is thrilled to announce that it has received a major donation that will support a new decade long […]

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News - March 1 2022

A Program Update

In light of the announcement by the WA State Government introducing Level 2 public health measures from Thursday 3 March, we wanted to share how […]

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News - February 21 2022

Hatched 2022
Artist Announcement

Hatched returns to PICA for its 31st spin around the sun. This highly anticipated group exhibition is a staple in art makers and art lovers’ […]

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News - January 5 2022

Work with us!

We’re looking for our next Senior Producer! Could it be you? This is an exciting opportunity to join PICA’s senior artistic team and contribute to […]

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News - November 22 2021

Q&A with Samara Hersch

“I think the transformative quality of it comes through the potential and unknowingness of where a conversation might lead you, especially conversations that are guided by young people.”

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News - October 1 2021

Q&A with Justin Balmain

Studio artist Justin Balmain, in residence with us until late October 2021, answered to our questions and gave us some insight into what is a […]

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News - September 22 2021

Curu Mai: Talanoa Transcript

Artists Salote Tawale (Fijian-Australian) and Emele Ugavule (Tokelauan-Fijian) met over Zoom to discuss the impacts of environmental racism on the future of arts ecologies, and […]

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News - September 6 2021

Q&A with Tarryn Gill

Co-creator of the performance UNHEIMLICH Tarryn Gill answered to our questions and let us discover the world of this darkly-comic dream-like show. The word “Unheimlich” […]

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News - May 7 2021

Schenberg Art Fellowship 2021 Recipient

PICA Announces $50,000 Schenberg Art Fellowship Recipient for 2021. Exhibition Saturday 8 May – Sunday 11 July Free entry The Schenberg Art Fellowship 2021, a […]

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News - March 16 2021

Hatched: National Graduate Show 2021

Hatched: National Graduate Show 2021 “A glimpse into the most exciting emerging artists around the nation.” Opening Party Friday 7 May, 6pm til late Exhibition […]

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