Café and Bar Operations

Arts Queensland is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) to operate a café with light food options, including provision of event based bar services in two arts and cultural venues; Bulmba-ja and Judith Wright Arts Centre. 

Featured Events

NorthSite Contemporary Arts | Francoise Lane - Tropical Punk Backpacks

(EXHIBITION)
7 July - 28 August 2021 Tropical Punk Backpacks is an international design collaboration between Torres Strait designer Francoise Lane and Scottish Designer Emily Millichip. Drawing upon her Meriam and Kaurareg heritage (Kerriri – Hammond Island), Lane is inspired by her cultural heritage and her connection with nature which informs her seductive surface patterns. Working as a practicing artist and interior designer as part of Indij Architecture and Design; a 100% Indigenous-owned architectural studio that she co-operates, Lane’s work straddles the intersection of art, design, and the built environment.    
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NorthSite Contemporary Arts | Robert Tommy Pau - Torres Strait Enlightenment: 150th Anniversary of Coming of the Light

(EXHIBITION)
1 July - 28 August 2021 The Coming of the Light exhibition is an assertion that Torres Strait Enlightenment is how Torres Strait Islanders looked at their situation and circumstance in the 1800s and how they recognised their salvation from the commercial world that was obsessed with resources raiding. Image: Robert Tommy Pau, Time (detail), 2021, linocut on somerset velvet white 300gsm 100% cotton, 59.5 x 78.5 cm, courtesy of the artist    
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NorthSite Contemporary Arts | Djabugay Art Centre - Bulurru Dagil-ndu “The people are strong, the spirit is strong, the creator is strong”

(EXHIBITION)
26 June - 4 September 2021 The Bulurru Dagil-ndu exhibition illustrates a very unique and compelling cultural narrative that draws from traditional lore and contextualises the contemporary experience of Djabugay artists and Djabugay bulmba (country). Through new installation, object and video-based works the rising Djabugay Artists Collective tells the story of Gurra-minya and Gurra-bana, the dry and wet sides of the traditional Djabugay moitey system. Image: The Djumburru Nyiwul Dancers picked up some Wanggalay (White Cockatoo) feathers from Birdworld Kuranda to create new headdresses for the Bulurru Dagil-ndu exhibition at NorthSite    
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NorthSite Contemporary Arts | Mirndiyan Gununa (Mornington Island Art) - Legacies Living On

(EXHIBITION)
26 June - 4 September 2021 Twelve contemporary Lardil and Kaidildt artists have worked together to produce a suite of refined collaborative paintings, jointly selecting the eight institutional artworks to exhibited at NorthSite Contemporary Arts as a feature exhibition of CIAF 2021. Image: Amy Loogatha, Elsie Gabori, Dolly Loogatha, Ethel Thomas, Nyinyilki Ngurruwarra (detail), 2020, acrylic on canvas, 198 x 197 cm. Courtsey of Mornington Island Art Centre.    
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NorthSite Contemporary Arts | Kuna Siuwai Pokong (Medicinal plants from Siwai) exhibition by Kate Robertson

(EXHIBITION)
10 April - 26 June 2021  This exhibition chronicles plants and their medicinal properties from the Siwai region of Bougainville Island, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, through photographic light recordings. Image: Kate Robertson, SIGARATA (detail) (kang koring peu ahkarei koring/for white spots on skin, dandruff and nappy rash)  
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JUTE Actors Studio - 2021

(WORKSHOP)
10 Feb - 8 December 2021 If you are excited about the idea of developing your acting, stage craft and ensemble work, then JUTE Actors Studio will provide you with the development of your creative capacity and deepen your understanding of acting as a professional practice.    
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