CIAF Hour 100820

CIAF Hour 100820

1pm to 2pm is The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair – CIAF Hour via NIRS – National Indigenous Radio Service with Carli Willis and Jack Wilke-Jans.

Carli Willis yarns to some of CIAFs major sponsors about their CIAF journey.

BDO Nth Qld are leading accountancy , tax and advisory services. The national organisation has been local in Cairns for many years, and their office is filled with CIAF artworks they purchase each year. CEO, Stacey Young tells Carli what it is they love about CIAF so much that makes them jump on each year to sponsor, in some cases for many years in a row. This year, BDO are sponsoring the Emerging Art Award.

Holding Redlich are a leading, multi-dimensional Law Firm. Carli Yarns to Partner Vanessa Murana. On their second year as a CIAF sponsor, they are excited to be sponsoring the Art Awards for the first time, in particular the Innovation award.

Coral Expeditions, small ship ocean explorer tourism operators, are another sponsor of a number of years. This year they took on a partnership in a different way. CIAF and Coral Expeditions have announced a small ship voyage for two, valued at $21, 800. Carli Yarns to Director Jeff Gillies about the way CIAF has made them look differently at business and the ways they encourage and promote Indigenous art and culture outside of CIAF, integrally in their business.