Roberta Joy Rich_ThePurpleShallGovern_Photo Courtesy of UCT Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives
News - 12th of September 2023

PICA announces its last exhibition for 2023 – Roberta Joy Rich: The Purple Shall Govern 

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) have announced their Kambarang/Birak season program, led by Naarm (Melbourne)-based artist Roberta Joy Rich’s major solo exhibition, The Purple […]

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News - 11th of September 2023

Raghav Handa’s TWO – An intergenerational bromance between a musician and a dancer

‘TWO is a must see for anyone wanting to see Kathak dance transformed into a mesmerising and witty contemporary performance.’ – Australian Arts Review  Central […]

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News - 12th of September 2023

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament

On 14 October 2023, a national referendum will be put to a compulsory vote about whether to change the constitution to establish an Aboriginal and Torres […]

Talya Rubin, At the End of the Land, Samuel James
News - 8th of August 2023

Performance Opportunity: At the End of the Land

Too Close to the Sun, the creatives behind At the End of the Land, are looking for 18 young women or female-identifying performers aged 18–26 to […]

News - 3rd of July 2023

PICA announces Aboriginal Advisory Group

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts is delighted to announce the establishment of an interim Aboriginal Advisory Group to help PICA embed the voices and […]

News - 30th of June 2023

Money Talks: Emerging Arts Forum Audio Recording

Listen to or read the transcript from PICA’s Money Talks: Emerging Arts Forum as part of PICA’s 2023 Hatched Open Day. Gain insight from artists […]

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News - 19th of June 2023

In PICA’s new show Catastrophes it takes a village, or at least a friend

In Catastrophes Renée Newman and Ella Hetherington are brutally honest friends juggling imminent global collapse, parenthood and failing bodies as part of the Perth Institute […]

1. Portrait of Sancintya Mohini Simpson, 2022, photo_ Sid Coombes (Sica Media)
News - 13th of June 2023

PICA announces Djilba/Kambarang Season Program

Running from August to September, Djilba is the Noongar season of growth and conception, marked by the blooming of wildflowers and cold, clear days. From […]

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News - 1st of June 2023

PICA announces 2024 Judy Wheeler Commission artist Diana Baker Smith

Diana Baker Smith (NSW) has received the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art’s 2024 Judy Wheeler Commission to produce a new site-specific work for the multi-arts […]

News - 18th of May 2023

Precarious Movements: Choreography and the Museum

Precarious Movements was awarded an Australian Linkage Grant of nearly $400,000 over three years from 2021 to 2024 worth double this amount including in-kind support […]

Paean Sarkar, Hannah Mathews and Ramesh Nithiyendran in front of Hatched 2023 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Fellowship recipient Paean Sarkar's এই শিল্পকর্মটি কি incomplete? (detail), 2022, Hatched: National Graduate Show 2023, installation view, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 2023, photo: Dan McCabe
News - 12th of May 2023

PICA announces the Hatched 2023 award recipients

Tonight, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) has announced the recipients of the Hatched: National Graduate Show 2023 Schenberg Awards, with the Dr Harold Schenberg Art Fellowship, a major award of […]

News - 2nd of May 2023

Apply – PICA x Memo Writing Mentorship

PICA in collaboration with Memo Review invites expressions of interest from early-career arts writers based in Western Australia for a writing mentorship from June to […]

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