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12 - 14 July 2019

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CIAF…creating income for artists and Art centres

7 August 2018

4 July 2018, My view submission by Vanessa Gillen, General Manager, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

With kick off to our ninth annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) just a week from now, we are well and truly at the ‘business’ end of preparations and therefore its timely to highlight our event and the significant impact it makes – not just to the economy but the artists and performers it showcases.

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CIAF ART AWARD WINNERS 2018

23 July 2018

Queensland’s outstanding artists determined by artistic response to homeland

Friday 13 July, 2018. Some of Queensland’s outstanding Indigenous artists and organisations have been recognised among peers at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s opening party held last night.

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MEET EAT REPEAT @CIAF 2018

4 July 2018   |  food, eat street, catering

Cairns. 4 July 2018.  This year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) will add a feast of flavours to its rich artistic and cultural vibe as it plays host to the region’s favourite food festival, Meet Eat Repeat.

From ice cream and dumplings to paella and dishes from Cairns’ well-loved restaurants, CIAF’s partnership with Meet Eat Repeat means fair goers can refuel throughout the opening night and three-day festival with a high quality, multicultural palette of freshly cooked food and flavours.

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CIAF Announces Health Partnerships

26 June 2018

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has attracted significant interest from the Indigenous and community health sector this year announcing three partnerships promising mutually beneficial outcomes.
 
In welcoming on board Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Life Without Barriersas well as Cairns Emergency Medical Association (CEMA), back for its second year, CIAF’s General Manager Vanessa Gillen said the event’s all-inclusive nature and philosophies are attractive to community organisations.
 

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CIAF Announces Health Partnerships

26 June 2018

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has attracted significant interest from the Indigenous and community health sector this year announcing three partnerships promising mutually beneficial outcomes.
 
In welcoming on board Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Life Without Barriersas well as Cairns Emergency Medical Association (CEMA), back for its second year, CIAF’s General Manager Vanessa Gillen said the event’s all-inclusive nature and philosophies are attractive to community organisations.
 

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Coral Expeditions partnership

3 May 2018

Coral Expeditions presents Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s

Collectors & Curators’ Program

 

Cairns, 30 May 2018.  Australia’s leading expedition cruise company, Coral Expeditions charts a cultural course as the presenting partner of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s 2018 Collectors and Curators’ Program.

 

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CIAF 2018 Fashion Performance creative collective announced

17 April 2018   |  fashion, culture, indigenous artists

17 April 2018

MEDIA INFORMATION

Esteemed creative and cultural collective to produce 2018 fashion performance

Friday 13 April 2018. Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has appointed a new creative collective to co-produce its sixth, highly anticipated fashion performance that will premiere on Friday 13 July within the rainforest tableau of the Tanks Arts Centre, Edge Hill.

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