– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

27 Oct, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017

27 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

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Talk

Keynote lecture by Pipilotti Rist

05 Nov, 1.00pm, Level 6: Harbourside Room

– News from inside the MCA

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

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Laura Hindmarsh

Primavera 2017 artist Laura Hindmarsh shares six films ahead of her specially curated edition of Art + Film on Saturday 16 September. more

The Many Guises of Jenny Watson

We’ll take you through some of Watson’s many alter egos that are currently housed in our Level 3 Galleries. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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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.

Exhibition

Kader Attia

– When

12 April-30 July 2017

Mon-Tue10-5pm
Wed10-9pm
Thu-Sun10-5pm

– Admission

Kader Attia has now finished.

12 April – 30 July 2017

Kader Attia was the recent recipient of the 2016 Prix Marcel Duchamp, France’s most prestigious art award. Central to his presentation at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris was the extraordinary 48-minute film Reflecting Memory (2016), which forms a highlight of the current exhibition. Exploring themes of injury, therapy and the ‘phantom limb’, it opens up ideas around trauma and its unseen repercussions, for both the individual and wider society.

Curated by MCA Chief Curator Rachel Kent, this is the first solo presentation of Kader Attia’s work in the Southern Hemisphere.

The exhibition will be presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, from 12 April – 30 July, and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, from 30 September – 19 November 2017

Free guided tours

Tour the exhibition with our volunteer guides and discover art, artists and their hidden stories, free tours of Kader Attia run daily.

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Exhibition Catalogue

Available online or in the MCA Store on Level 1.

Watch: Kader Attia in conversation with Chief Curator Rachel Kent

Exploring ideas around cultural exchange, appropriation, and the tangled relationship between cultures and the West in the wake of decolonisation, Attia illustrates ideas of 'injury’, 'repair’ and 'otherness’ through two and three-dimensional works.

Listen: Rachel Kent on key artworks in the exhibition