Cairns QLD, Australia

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Tommy Pau – Ilan Oman Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Tommy Pau is of the Samsep tribe of Erub in the Torres Strait. A printmaker, painter, educator and home tailor with an interest in fashion and textiles, Tommy’s bloodline stems from cultural heritages that includes the Meriam of Erub, Australian Aboriginal, Papua New Guinean, Pacific Islander and Chinese. Torres Strait cultural practices and values were...

Free
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Ryan Presley – Mongrel Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The word mongrel, as the Oxford Dictionary defines, is a dog of no definable type or breed, or is any animal resulting from the crossing of different breeds. Alternatively, it is a commonly used Australian colloquial term meaning a person of mixed descent used either as a derogatory word or as a term of endearment...

Free
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Janet Fieldhouse – Material Culture Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Experimentation and innovation are evident in the abstract forms created by Kala Lagaw Ya and Meriam Mer ceramicist, Janet Fieldhouse. Imbued with reflections on culture her works are simple in form yet powerful in presence.   Janet’s new works in this exhibition further explore the subject of Zenadth Kes/Torres Strait Islander cultural charms used traditionally...

Free
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Naomi Hobson – Life on the River Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Life On The River brings together a series of new photographs by multidisciplinary artist Naomi Hobson. Taken during the wet season, the images capture Coen’s vibrant river culture and the relationships between the people and Wukaanta – The Coen River. These works highlight the centrality of the river to life in Coen.   "These photographs...

Free
Recurring

Tommy Pau – Ilan Oman Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Tommy Pau is of the Samsep tribe of Erub in the Torres Strait. A printmaker, painter, educator and home tailor with an interest in fashion and textiles, Tommy’s bloodline stems from cultural heritages that includes the Meriam of Erub, Australian Aboriginal, Papua New Guinean, Pacific Islander and Chinese. Torres Strait cultural practices and values were...

Free
Recurring

Tommy Pau – Ilan Oman Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Tommy Pau is of the Samsep tribe of Erub in the Torres Strait. A printmaker, painter, educator and home tailor with an interest in fashion and textiles, Tommy’s bloodline stems from cultural heritages that includes the Meriam of Erub, Australian Aboriginal, Papua New Guinean, Pacific Islander and Chinese. Torres Strait cultural practices and values were...

Free
Recurring

Ryan Presley – Mongrel Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The word mongrel, as the Oxford Dictionary defines, is a dog of no definable type or breed, or is any animal resulting from the crossing of different breeds. Alternatively, it is a commonly used Australian colloquial term meaning a person of mixed descent used either as a derogatory word or as a term of endearment...

Free
Recurring

Janet Fieldhouse – Material Culture Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Experimentation and innovation are evident in the abstract forms created by Kala Lagaw Ya and Meriam Mer ceramicist, Janet Fieldhouse. Imbued with reflections on culture her works are simple in form yet powerful in presence.   Janet’s new works in this exhibition further explore the subject of Zenadth Kes/Torres Strait Islander cultural charms used traditionally...

Free
Recurring

Naomi Hobson – Life on the River Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Life On The River brings together a series of new photographs by multidisciplinary artist Naomi Hobson. Taken during the wet season, the images capture Coen’s vibrant river culture and the relationships between the people and Wukaanta – The Coen River. These works highlight the centrality of the river to life in Coen.   "These photographs...

Free
Recurring

Tommy Pau – Ilan Oman Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Tommy Pau is of the Samsep tribe of Erub in the Torres Strait. A printmaker, painter, educator and home tailor with an interest in fashion and textiles, Tommy’s bloodline stems from cultural heritages that includes the Meriam of Erub, Australian Aboriginal, Papua New Guinean, Pacific Islander and Chinese. Torres Strait cultural practices and values were...

Free
Recurring

Ryan Presley – Mongrel Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The word mongrel, as the Oxford Dictionary defines, is a dog of no definable type or breed, or is any animal resulting from the crossing of different breeds. Alternatively, it is a commonly used Australian colloquial term meaning a person of mixed descent used either as a derogatory word or as a term of endearment...

Free
Recurring

Janet Fieldhouse – Material Culture Exhibition

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Experimentation and innovation are evident in the abstract forms created by Kala Lagaw Ya and Meriam Mer ceramicist, Janet Fieldhouse. Imbued with reflections on culture her works are simple in form yet powerful in presence.   Janet’s new works in this exhibition further explore the subject of Zenadth Kes/Torres Strait Islander cultural charms used traditionally...

Free