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10 - 12 July 2020


Embrace - projection art

11th - 13th July 2019

Various Cairns CBD locations,
Cairns City QLD 4870

Embrace is a selection of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art projected into the Cairns cityscape, turning spaces into canvases of light and colour. 

James Cook University Creative Arts students, have produced a series of projection, art direct from the CIAF archive, which will be located at various CIAF sites.

Thursday 11 July 

Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, Corner Wharf and Lake Streets, Cairns City
6.30pm - 10.30pm

Friday 12 July 

Tanks Arts Centre, 46 Collins Street, Edge Hill
6.00pm - 11.30pm

The Cairns Post - 22-24 Abbott St, Cairns
6.00pm - 10.00pm

Saturday 13 July

Cairns Performing Arts Centre, 9-11 Florence St, Cairns City
7.00pm - 10.30pm

The Cairns Post - 22-24 Abbott St, Cairns
6.00pm - 10.00pm


Presented in conjunction with GWI, James Cook University, Tafe and the the Cairns Post.


Image credit: Markings II Artist: Garry Namponan. Image: Blueclick Photography



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