– Highlights


Pipilotti Rist: Sip my ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb


Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb


Word: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 18 Feb

– Learning Events


Art + Film

16 Dec, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre


Laughter Sessions

16 Dec, 2.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

We sat down with laughter connoisseur Shari Coventry from Sydney Laughter to discover the truth about laughter and why we need it ahead of this month’s Laughter Sessions. more

Coming up in 2018…

Next year is one of the most exciting and diverse seasons yet. Find out what’s on. more

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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


Artist’s Film Picks: Tabaimo

Bring a friend to this diverse program of films selected by Tabaimo, including Japanese favourites, black comedies and cult-classics.

Sat 5, 12, 19, 26 Jul and 2 Aug, 2pm

Sat 12 Jul
Siren Visual
115 minutes
Director: Takashi Miike
Classification: R
Japanese with English Subtitles

Beginning as a deceptively ordinary drama about a lonely widower looking for companionship, Audition climaxes into an out of control endurance test of the audiences’ nerves. Shigeharu Aoyama is the likeable owner of a television production company and a devoted father. Seeing his father’s loneliness the son encourages him to marry again. His colleague Yoshikawa has a simple, ethically dubious idea: hold auditions for a fake television project to canvas potential wives. Despite his hesitations about the plan Aoyama agrees. At the auditions he comes across the strikingly beautiful Asami Yamasaki, a 24 year-old ex-dancer with a shy and demure manner. Aoyama becomes obsessed with the young girl and a relationship ensues. All is not as it seems with this obedient, seemingly docile woman. Blinded by his obsession Aoyama is oblivious. Whether considered J-horror, psychological thriller or social commentary, Audition is a visceral experience – the work of an original and creative filmmaker.

FREE, drop-in, over 18s only
Please be seated by 2pm

Sat 19 Jul: The Holy Mountain Dir: Alejandro Jodorowsky (1973)

Sat 26 Jul: Rashomon Dir: Akira Kurosawa (1950)

Sat 2 Aug: Paprika Dir: Satoshi Kon (2006)

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– When

12 July 2014, 2:00-4:00pm

– Admission

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