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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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30 May, 2022

The ‘m e r i’ project presented at BNE Powerhouse

NorthSite is delighted to announce that the ‘m e r i’ project by Wendy Mocke will be reinvigorated at Brisbane Powerhouse from the 25th May to 25 June 2022 presented by WOW (Women of the World) Australia. The ‘m e r i’ project, was first presented on Gimuy Walubara Yindiji country and Yirrganydji country through […]

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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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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, program changes, cancellations, funding redeployments, ministerial roundtables, and notification of the major Australia Council of the Arts’ multiyear organisational funding program, which has seen many much-loved arts companies missing out or being defunded as […]

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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 Enoch Tuesday, January 14, 2020 New name, new artworks and new vision for Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns The Palaszczuk Government’s $5.9 million refurbishment for the Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns (CoCA) will see the cultural […]

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14 November, 2019

AS ONE DECADE CLOSES, ANOTHER DOOR OPENS

As we approach the end of the year I’d like to thank you for your patience during this unprecedented transition. We’ve had some false starts in terms of timelines for re-entry to the Centre this year, which has stretched our team and affected several planned exhibitions, but we are doing well in the circumstances. Thanks […]

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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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