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1/2 Sea Urchin Ceramic Sculpture with a vibrant red glase inner and an organic outer

1 June, 2022

Ceramicist Kim Nolan is selected for Unleashed 2022

Congratulations to Kewarra Beach-based artist Kim Nolan who will be exhibiting work in Unleashed 2022 at Artisan, the home of Queensland Craft and Design, situated in Bowen Hills, Brisbane. Unleashed is a longstanding biennial exhibition project, drawing together a select cohort of early-career Queensland craft and design practitioners and launching their careers. Exploring the convergence […]

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India Collins presenting her artist concept

13 May, 2022

NorthSite x SITUATE 22-23 | Lab 2

In May 2022, NorthSite Director Ashleigh Campbell ventured to lutruwita/Tasmania with Queensland artist India Collins and the cohort of Australian artists, provocateurs and partner organizations for part 2 of the Situate 22-23 program. Ashleigh and India met with producers, examining festival models and modes of production and worked through the development of a major new […]

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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 through the archives and working with key writers and artists to collate a major publication and exhibition series to mark the occasion. We are attempting to contact all 5000+ people who’ve shaped the organisation and been […]

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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 the island base of Moa, drawing inspiration and cultural guidance from his homlands of Mabuaig and leveraging his practice from a new base in Cairns, prior to his early passing in 2014. […]

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Tracey Moffatt exhibition

4 March, 2020

Installation view Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg

TRACEY MOFFATT & GARY HILLBERG Montages: The Full Cut 1999-2015 2 MARCH — 11 MAY 2020

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Bulmba-ja

28 February, 2020

OPENING BULMBA-JA

Read the e-news here Bulmba-ja Opens This Saturday, come celebrate with Arts Queensland’s free Community welcome day as the doors open to Cairns’ revitalised arts centre – Bulmba-ja (formerly Centre of Contemporary Arts). The community welcome day will feature family-friendly activities including workshops and panel discussions. Bookings here:  bit.ly/Bulmba-ja-Workshops The doors will swing open to the new […]

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1 November, 2019

A NEW ERA FOR NORTH SITE

Things happen differently in the North. We have been pushing boundaries and defining the rhythm and the tempo at our own pace and with our own approaches to aesthetics and culture for many years. As KickArts approaches its third decade we again refine our focus and reposition ourselves to best serve the contemporary artists of […]

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