KickArts Presents:

Event: The Torrid Zone


KickArts celebrates its 25-year history through its annual members’ exhibition The Torrid Zone. Opening in conjunction with the 2017 Cairns Festival, The Torrid Zone celebrates Cairns at its most creative. The exhibition showcases the diversity of KickArts members’ living and working in Tropical Far North Queensland. The Torrid Zone – Celebrating 25 Years is on display at KickArts Contemporary Arts Gallery One from the 26th of August to the 21st of October 2017.


Join the fun at the FREE opening night extravaganza on Friday the 25th of August 2017, 6pm-10pm! Participate in creative workshops on the evening, and learn a ‘hands on’ approach to knitting. Experience interactive performances by creative duo Bonemap, and Zane Saunders.

Enjoy the smooth tunes of gypsy swing trio Blue Reed. Take a chance and win with ticketed fundraising prize draws. Cast your vote for The Picture Framer People's Choice Award. Attendees can then kick on to the after party at Elixir Tapas Bar. 


Image Credit: Bonemap Terrestrial Nerve 2013 (detail) digital photograph

Event details

Dates:Saturday, 26 Aug 2017 - Saturday, 21 Oct 2017

The Galleries are open Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm

Openign Night Friday 25th August 6pm

Venue:KickArts Gallery 1, Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns
Genre:Visual Art

Entry to the galleries is free