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PICA - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

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PICA - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street
6000 Perth
WA
Australia
Venue Type: Museum

Country:
australia



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
February 13th - April 27th Embassy
Richard Bell
 
February 13th - April 27th The Refusal of Time
William Kentridge
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
May, 2014 Hatched - National Graduate Show 2014
Kurtis Adamson, Serge Ah-Wong, Gemma Avery, John Blines, Bianca Brant, David Brophy, Valdene Buckley, Katherine Clayton, Alice Couttoupes, Anna Cuthill, Ryan Fitzgerald, Briony Galligan, Marian Giles, Simonne Goran, Megan Hales, Sara Hellsing, Rosie Isaac, Zoe Kirkwood, Yeowon Lee, Danni McGrath, Michael McIntyre, Nina McKay, Alexandra McKim, Elizabeth Musgrove, Tom Parsons, Nadege Phillippe-Janon, Nito Santos, Derek Sargent, Ash Simpson, Ash Tower, Annie Tsai, Rachel Vosila, Felix Wilson, Grace Wood
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.pica.org.au/
EMAIL:  
info@pica.org.au
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 6pm
PHONE:  
+ 61 (0) 8 9228 6300
FAX:  
+ 61 (0) 8 9227 6539
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Free Entry
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DESCRIPTION

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is one of Australia's leading centres for the development and presentation of contemporary art.

Housed in a large and striking heritage building in the heart of Perth, Western Australia, PICA is the city's focal point for those wishing to experience the best of Australian and international visual, performing and cross-disciplinary art.

PICA is both a producing and presenting institution that runs a year round program of changing exhibitions, seasons in contemporary dance, theatre and performance and a range of interdisciplinary projects. It boasts one of the largest and most breath-taking exhibition spaces in Australia and has become known for the leading role it plays in the presentation of significant new work.

PICA's key aim is to promote, support and present contemporary arts and to stimulate critical discussion around the arts and broader cultural issues. Providing a site for experimentation, critical analysis, discussion and debate is fundamental to its charter. PICA is known for the rigour and breadth of its artistic and education programs, high production standards and impeccable presentation. In many aspects of its operations, PICA might be understood as an incubator: providing resources, mentoring and support for both emerging and mature artists whilst promoting new and emerging ideas, forms and practices to the broader community.

PICA is an icon of contemporary thinking - it is a catalyst for innovative and ground breaking art and culture. Not constrained by convention, PICA gives artists and audiences a glimpse of what is possible.


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