Video interviews, panel discussions and insights into the concepts behind the art and the artists.
Artist Interview: Lisa Capon
Lisa Capon’s work explores the effects of time, mechanical and chemical processes on the visual character of metal.
Artist Interview: Sixfold Project
Meanwhile features new work from artists, Jennifer Valmadre, Rose Rigley, Julie Poulsen, Louisa Ennis-Thomas, Barbara Dover and Raewyn Biggs, probing and challenging their individual interpretations of time and place within personal philosophical frameworks. At times, shared. At times, unique.
Artist Interview: Kate Hunter
Constructing each piece by hand, celebrating the details, Kate’s work draws the viewer
into detailed visual narratives of nature’s struggles and triumphs with an awareness of
global environmental challenges.
Artist Interview: Leanne Hardy
Discover the magical cyanotype artwork process with Leanne Hardy: a Cairns-based photographer, cyanotype artist and founder of Blue Muse art wear.
Artist Interview: Paul Lester
Paul Lester creates unique, one-off assemblage pieces using reworked costume jewelry, epoxy resin, and imagination.
Artist Interview: Julie Poulsen
Julie Poulsen is a contemporary visual artist who lives and works in her studio north of Cairns. Julie’s ongoing quest is for new visual narratives. With her touch- elements of the everyday take on a life of their own, testaments to her delightfully unpredictable style..
CIAF x NorthSite Exclusive Preview
What an incredible night! We presented eight epic First Nations exhibitions, Welcome to Country by Minjil, an ephemeral performance by Yidinji future-ancestor Jaymen Drahm and Kuranda royalty band, The Pad Boys delivered a special 30th-anniversary set.
An exhibition by artists from Bana Yirriji Art Centre, Wujul Wujul CIAF 2022.: Artist Video NorthSite
In developing this body of work, the Bana Yirriji Artists considered concepts of sacredness. The title of the exhibition translates as Nyungu (our) and Bubu (Country). Bubu is also the term used for ‘earth’, which reflects the nature of these paintings that were created using locally found and processed earth pigments, by grinding local ochres into powder…
Grace Lillian Lee and Dr Ken Thaiday – CIAF 2022: Artist Video NorthSite
A collaboration between artist Grace Lillian Lee and artist and Elder Dr Ken Thaiday Senior (Meriam Mir people) of kinship, material culture and oral stories developed into a new large-scale artwork, Suggoo Pennise (2021) for the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10)..
Repatriate – CIAF 2022: Artist Video NorthSite
Dylan Mooney | Dylan Sarra | Darren Blackman | Kyra Mancktelow | Dion Beasley | Bernard Singleton Jr..
Teho Ropeyarn – CIAF 2022: Artist Video NorthSite
Teho Ropeyarn and Mr Graham Brady speak about the exhibition TRAVERSING THREE REALMS: The physical, natural and spiritual.
Heather Koowootha – CIAF 2022: Artist Video NorthSite
Heather Koowootha speaks about the exhibition Yuk Wuy Min Ngantamp.
Dr KenThaidaySr_GraceLillianLee: Artist Video NorthSite
Elder Dr Ken Thaiday Senior (Meriam Mir people) and artist Grace Lillian Lee talk about their collaboration of kinship, material culture and oral stories developed into a new large-scale artwork, Suggoo Pennise (2021) .
Kim Nolan: Artist Video NorthSite
Kim Nolan is a Cairns-based contemporary ceramicist .
Kellie O’Dempsey: Artist Video NorthSite
Kellie O’Dempsey creates site-generated installations and performances that integrate projection, video, collage, architectural space, gestural line, performance and digital drawing. .
Tegan Koster: Artist Video NorthSite
Tegan Koster is a Cairns-based contemporary ceramicist .
Deeply Visible: Delving into the latest Photographic exhibitions at NorthSite
Panel: Matthew Stanton (artist), and exhibition artists/curators Sean Davey and Aishah Kenton and Spiro Miralis