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 - May 12 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 […]

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News - May 18 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 […]

News - May 2 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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News - March 30 2023

PICA’s 2021–23 Interdisciplinary Lab 

Fostering international dialogue, exchange and collaboration PICA’s three-year partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts brought together artists from across Australia, South Asia and […]

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News - March 27 2023

PICA farewells Georgia Malone

PICA is sad to farewell Georgia Malone, our Acting Director (August – December 2022) and General Manager (since July 2021). Georgia first worked at PICA […]

Isaac Huggins, installation view, Edith Cowan University, photo: Jesse Pretorius
News - March 2 2023

PICA’s Djeran-Makuru Season presents Hatched: National Graduate Show 2023

Djeran-Makuru: The Noongar season Djeran lasts from April to May and marks the time of year when the weather begins to cool. It is a […]

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News - February 16 2023

PICA opens its Season One: Bunuru exhibitions and performance program for 2023

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts have unveiled their first works for 2023 – and the first of their Bunuru program – now open to the […]

News - December 5 2022

PICA announces the 2023 Asia Pacific Exchange artists

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is pleased to announce the six artists joining the inaugural Asia Pacific Exchange Program with Singapore and Taiwan. The […]

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News - December 2 2022

PICA announces the 2023–24 Hatched Curatorial Fellow

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is thrilled to announce the 2023–24 Hatched Curatorial Fellow, Brent Harrison (WA). The Boorloo (Perth) based emerging artist and […]

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News - November 8 2022

PICA launches Friday night summer series, PICA After Dark

Throughout November and December, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) will throw open its doors for a free series of late-night music, art, and film […]

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News - October 26 2022

PICA welcomes new CEO, Hannah Mathews

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is excited to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Hannah Mathews.  Following an extensive search to fill this […]

Nathan Beard, King Mongkut (1956), 2022, courtesy of the artist and sweet pea
News - October 11 2022

WA artist Nathan Beard’s mischievous reflection on Thai diasporic identity

Boorloo (Perth) multidisciplinary artist Nathan Beard presents a mischievous reflection on Thai diasporic identity and its construction for his new body of work, A Puzzlement, […]

News - October 11 2022

Latinx artist Pilar Mata Dupont’s vivid exploration into intergenerational memory

Latinx visual artist and filmmaker Pilar Mata Dupont presents a vivid exploration of intergenerational storytelling and the fragmentation of memory in Las Hormigas/The Ants – […]

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News - October 4 2022

PICA launches tongue-in-cheek fundraising campaign to replace its Performance Space seats 

On Friday 30 September, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) launched its new fundraising campaign – #PICANoNumbBums – to replace its “notoriously uncomfortable” Performance […]

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News - September 9 2022

PICA announces an international residency exchange with Taipei & Singapore

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is proud to launch the inaugural Asia Pacific Exchange Program with Taipei Artist Village (Taiwan) and Grey Projects […]

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News - August 22 2022

PICA announces 2022 XR Hackathon artists

Six artists have been selected to participate in PICA’s XR Hackathon program, now in its second year, which runs from August to September 2022. This […]

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