At PICA we recognise that we are situated within the unceded lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We pay our respects and offer our gratitude to Elders past and present, and to those emerging leaders in the community. We acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the importance of their care and continued connection to culture, community and Country.

Always was, always will be.

Our foyer is open today 10am–5pm. Our exhibitions are always free.

Brook Andrew, Megan Cope, Churchill Cann, Rachael Dease, Keg de Souza, Mikala Dwyer, Tim Gregory, Brent Harris, Glenn Ligon, Leo Maguire, Steve McQueen, Angelica Mesiti, Lena Nyadbi, Ron Nyisztor, Fiona Pardington, Peter Porkalari, Lisa Reihana, Stuart Ringholt, Paddy Henry (Teeami) Ripijingimpi, Kynan Tan, Curtis Taylor, Unnamed Tiwi Artists

Dead Ringer

Dead Ringer

Featuring work by Australian and international artists, Dead Ringer seeks to draw forth the doppelgangers, ghosts and bad copies that haunt us. The exhibition unites an original group of artists whose works negotiate the extremes of portraiture by reproducing reality through painting, photography, cast objects, and 3D virtual worlds.

This group show connects artists across artforms, cultures and time zones. Drawing on theories of quantum entanglement, parallel worlds, stolen identities and exact duplicates, Dead Ringer is about identity crisis in the post-internet age.

Download the Dead Ringer media release here

Go through the Image Gallery here

PICA would like to thank and acknowledge the artists and the following lenders to the exhibition: Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney; Josh Milani Gallery, Brisbane; Murdoch University Art Collection;  Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney; Seva Frangos; Seva Frangos Art, Perth; Starkwhite, Auckland; Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne; Warmun Art Centre, Warmun;  The Wesfarmers Collection and Private Collections.