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Geoff Dixon: Portraits of Us - Feature Film Screening

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Rockets, endangered birds, environmental issues, and pop culture collide in vibrant textural colours and forms in this intimate portrait of the life, loves, and friendships of New Zealand artist Geoff Dixon.

A feature documentary film

Directors | Producers Clare O’Leary & Glenis Giles
Executive Producer: Penney Moir
Director of Photography: Russell Milledge
Original Music: Plan 9
Editor: Amanda Mulderry
Post-production: POW Studios, Park Road Post

Duration: 82 minutes

About the film:

Geoff Dixon’s wild and colourful paintings and sculptures portray endangered birds and their collision with humans, technology, and the natural world.

His moving story is full of adventure and the exploration of love and friendship. We witness his great friend and fellow artist Euan Macleod, painting him as they talk.

Geoff and his partner, indigenous Australian artist Arone Meeks, worked alongside each other. Through their art, both shine a penetrating searchlight on the serious decline of our environment. Geoff says the paintings are “portraits of us”.

Time and Date: 1PM — 3PM, Saturday 16th March

Venue: NorthSite at Bulmba-ja, 96 Abbott Street, Cairns City

Refunds are available 1 day prior to the event. 


Connected to the exhibition currently at NorthSite Contemporary Arts:

EUAN MACLEOD and GEOFF DIXON | Facing Time: 50 Years | Gallery 2

This exhibition features works by artists and long-term friends, Euan Macleod and Cairns based artist Geoff Dixon.

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NorthSite Contemporary Arts is assisted by the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body. NorthSite Contemporary Arts is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.


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