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.

Chelsea Hopper, Lucy Kumara Moore, Liang Luscombe

Open Studio Night March 2011

Open Studio Night March 2011

Join PICA’s current artists in residence, Chelsea Hopper, Liang Luscombe and Lucy Moore on a tour through their studios at 6pm with PICA curator, Leigh Robb.

Clock Tower Studio
Chelsea Hopper

For the last two years or so, Chelsea Hopper has wanted to realise a project on failure. Failure is something fundamental not only to art but to human conduct too. When we speak sometimes we speak our loudest when we mis-communicate.

Studio One
Lucy Kumara Moore

Lucy Moore’s practice negotiates patterns of experience and memory through constellations of object, image and film. Making work might involve transforming an existing image or collected object, or repeating a remembered activity. Each work involves recollection (of a very recent or long distant event), but the use of gesture, whether to change the appearance of something, to reconfigure it or to repeat a particular process, interrupts this recollection with its own agency: memories are often filtered through the structures which construct them anew each time they are recalled.

Studio Two
Liang Luscombe
Although primarily a painter, 2010 has seen Liang Luscombe’s work expand into more varied disciplines such as performance and installation. Specifically using various types of materials in order to question the concept of value and value systems, she is concerned with the way that value is created and or exchanged.