– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Jul

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

– Learning Events

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Special Event

New Romance for Teachers

02 Jul, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Talk

Artists In Conversation

02 Jul, 3.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL

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Lecture

Booked out Humanoids and Hybrids: Creepy, Uncanny and Contestable Bodies

03 Jul, 11.00am, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Where do artists get their ideas from?

Artist Educators Stephanie & Athena are interviewed by kids about their art practice more

Meeting Jumaadi: MCA Kids Committee

Siobhan learns from artist Jumaadi about his shadow puppet performance The Life and Death of a Shadow more

MCA X PITCH ZINE Digital Zine

The MCA has collaborated with PITCH ZINE to create a digital zine in anticipation for the 9th annual MCA Zine Fair this weekend. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Patricia Piccinini

b.1965 :

Patricia Piccinini is a Melbourne-based artist born in Freetown, Sierra Leone in 1965. Piccinini has developed an interdisciplinary practice encompassing digital photography, video, installation and sculpture. Key solo exhibitions of the artist’s work include Once Upon a Time, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2011; Hold Me Close To Your Heart, Arter Space For Art, Istanbul, 2011; Patricia Piccinini, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu and Seoul, Korea, 2010; Hug: Recent Works by Patricia Piccinini, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines and Frye Museum, Seattle, 2007; and We are Family, Australian Pavilion, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, 2003.

Her work has been included in numerous major group exhibitions internationally, including dOCUMENTA (13), The Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany, 2012; Power of Making, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2011; and Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA, 2008. Picinini’s work has been collected by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney.

Works by Patricia Piccinini

– In the MCA Collection online

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