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NorthSite Contemporary Arts – A leading experimental gallery and dynamic artspace.

From an artist-driven collective to a leading contemporary arts institution, 1992 – 2021 has seen a lot of innovation and change.

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Arone Meeks | Billy Missi | Brian Robinson | Claudine Marzik | Danish Quapoor | Darren Blackman | David Jones | Dian Darmansjah | Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre | Hannah Murray | Hannah Parker | InkMasters Cairns | Joel Sam | Jonathan McBurnie | Laura Castel | Laurel McKenzie | Lenore Howard | Lynelle Flinders | Michael Marzik | Moa Arts | Mollie Bosworth | Napolean Oui | Neil Binnie | Peter Morrison | Rhi Johnson | Rhonda Stevens | Tamika Grant-Iramu | Robert Tommy Pau

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17 December — 29 January 2022

Hoda Afshar Just Not Australian

Abdul Abdullah | Hoda Afshar | Tony Albert | Cigdem Aydemir | Liam Benson | Jon Campbell | Karla Dickens | Fiona Foley | Gordon Hookey | Richard Lewer | Archie Moore | Vincent Namatjira | Nell | Raquel Ormella | Ryan Presley | Joan Ross | Tony Schwensen | Soda Jerk

Just Not Australian

5 November — 5 February 2022

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5:30 pm — 8:00 pm

28 January — 28 January

Soda Jerk, TERROR NULLIUS

General Event, Performance

Just Not Australian Film Screening | TERROR NULLIUS by Soda Jerk

MA 15 + | 54mins TERROR NULLIUS is in conjunction with the exhibition Just Not Australian showing at NorthSite Contemporary Arts. Presented in partnership with End Credits Film Club. Part political satire, eco-horror and road movie, TERROR NULLIUS is a political revenge fable that offers an unwriting of Australian national mythologies. Binding together a documentary […]

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10:00 am — 1:00 pm

17 January — 22 January

3 people sitting at a table and assembling patterns as part of APT10 Kids On Tour

General Event, Workshop

Postponed | APT10 Kids On Tour comes to NorthSite

POSTPONED Due to the current impact of coronavirus cases within our region, we have postponed the APT10 Kids On Tour workshops. We endeavour to bring these workshops to the gallery in April 2022. APT10 Kids on Tour includes activities developed in collaboration with artists Shannon Novak (Aotearoa New Zealand), Phuong Ngo (Australia), Syagini Ratna Wulan […]

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6:00 pm — 7:00 pm

15 June — 15 June

Conversations

NorthSite Panel Discussion ART + SCIENCE Communicating Climate Change

We have an exciting panel discussion available to watch today at 6pm. Tune in as we unpack the complexities in communicating climate change with a diverse panel of experts for Art + Science: Yandell Walton, Katie Chartrand, Lisa Law, Lucas Cernusak, Andy Ridley and Torres Webb. In this panel discussion, facilitated by Adam Stephens, the […]

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PERSPECTIVES

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Bulmba-ja digital facade displaying the artwork of Mornington Island Art

30 August, 2021

Mornington Island exhibition translated to public art at Bulmba-ja

Artworks from the recent Legacies Living On exhibition, by the artists of the Mirndiyan Gununa - Mornington Island Art Centre, have been

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Dadang Christanto, Linkage Leakage, 1996.

15 November, 2021

Look Back Lab — 30 Years of Contemporary Art

2022 ​will mark 3 decades of innovative, independent and contemporary practice through KickArts in Cairns NorthSite is going back

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Yandell Walton at NorthSite Gallery in Cairns

12 April, 2021

SHIFTING SURROUNDS BY YANDELL WALTON OPENS

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5 August, 2020

NorthSite is reopen stunning new exhibitions and projects

Read the full August NorthSite News here DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE The time is now  NorthSite is reopen! To say it's been a

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Billy Miss Bulmnba-ja Digital Facade public artwork

19 September, 2021

Billy Missi’s Torres Straight designs translated to light at Bulmba-ja

Billy Missi was undoubtedly one of the Torres Strait's most prolific and respected artists, working at the start of the 21st Century from

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