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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 – 2020 has seen a lot of innovation and change.

Now, KickArts launches NorthSite Contemporary Arts in a newly refurbished centre, Bulmba-ja.

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Wendy Mocke

m e r i: kirapim skin blo yu (virtual series)

5 August — 2 September 2020

artwork made from squid hooks

Barbara Dover & Robyn Glade-Wright

Disquiet: Ecological Anxieties & Transformations

6 August — 26 September 2020

Aboriginal woven basket with pink and white feathers

Rhonda Woolla

Kempan Menth (beautiful baskets) & Punth-Paam (Wik feather flowers)

6 July — 29 August 2020

Peter B Morrison

Ilan Lines

6 July — 12 September 2020

Billy Missi, Sapur Au Kubi, printmaking

Billy Missi

Billy Missi’n Wakain Thamai

13 July — 12 September 2020

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6:00 pm — 10:00 pm

28 March

Opening Event

NorthSite Artists’ Party – POSTPONED

Following 18 months of renovation and transformation, we're home!!! New spaces and fresh faces with an everlasting commitment to creativity and community. The NorthSite Artists' Party brings the arts community together under this one roof again. The Centre of Contemporary Arts has been transformed by the State Government into Bulmba-ja - an inclusive new incubator […]

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3:00 pm — 5:00 pm

15 August

Opening Event

Billy Missi’n Opening Celebration (invite only + online Broadcast via CIAF fb page)

The Board of NorthSite Contemporary Arts, Director Ashleigh Campbell and staff invite you to attend the opening of the retrospective exhibition by the late Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait) printmaker Billy Missi Billy Missi'n Wakain Thamai Saturday 15 August 2020  Opened by Cr. Gabriel Bani (Wagadagam Tribal Elder & Deputy Mayor, Torres Shire Council) 3pm at […]

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PERSPECTIVES

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7 April, 2020

FUNDING and THE AUSTRALIAN ARTS SECTOR IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Dear Arts Friends The last weeks have been massive for the arts in Australia, with widespread announcements of closures, job losses,

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Yirrigandji and Yidinji Tradition Owners name Bulmba-ja

14 January, 2020

ANNOUNCING BULMBA-JA ARTS CENTRE

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts The Honourable Leeanne

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14 January, 2020

LAUNCHING NORTHSITE CONTEMPORARY ARTS

A NEW ERA FOR ARTS IN THE NORTH After 27 years of presenting contemporary artistic practice in Far North Queensland KickArts launches

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