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Patricia Piccinini

Born 1965, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Lives and works Melbourne.


Patricia Piccinini’s interdisciplinary practice encompasses digital photography, video, installation and sculpture. She has exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas. Recent selected group exhibitions include Beautiful Beast, New York Academy of Art, New York (2015); Menagerie, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2014); Post-Humanist Desire: Sexuality and Digitality in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (2013); dOCUMENTA 13, The Fredericianum, Kassel (2012); Once Upon a Time, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2011); Hold Me Close To Your Heart, Arter Space For Art, Istanbul (2011); Power of Making, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2011); Patricia Piccinini, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu and Seoul (2010); Rising Tide: Film and Video Works from the MCA Collection, MCA, Sydney and Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2008-9); Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York (2008); 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 (2003).

Piccinini’s work is held in various collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Monash University Art Gallery, Melbourne; Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW; University of Melbourne; Griffith University, Brisbane; Parliament House, Canberra; and Artbank, Sydney.
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