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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
August 3rd - August 31st PICA Salon
Abdul Abdullah, Jacqueline Ball, Richard Bell, Tom Borgas, Consuelo Cavaniglia, Julie Dowling, Pilar Mata Dupont, Sarah Elson, Eva Fernandez, Bevan Honey, Dianne Jones, William Kentridge, Danius Kesminas, Joanna Lamb, Yuko Mohri, Paul Moncrieff, Laura Moore, Andrew Nicholls, Max Pam, Perdita Phillips, Slave Pianos, Kenny Pittock, Samuel Galileo Quinteros, Alistair Rowe, Lisa Uhl
 
July 12th - August 31st What I See When I Look at Sound
Lyndon Blue, Lauren Brown, Matthew Gingold, Cat Hope, Kynan Tan
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Sep, 2014 KINESPHERE
Erin Coates
 
Sep, 2014 Administration is Oulipian Poetry
George Egerton-Warburton
 
> 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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