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DREAMING

MANAMANA

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making the world more beautiful

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DIGITAL | ART | MURALS | INCURSIONS

Contributing to Building Healthy Communities by Facilitating Positive Outcomes in First Nations Cultural Advocacy through Reconciliation Action Projects

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In 2020 Ipswich City Council held a Competition to design an artwork to adorn the Council's iFuture Corporate Plan. Jennifer Kent's submission 'Growth' won First Place in the Adult Category.

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The Flaker Dream Mural was a Glorious Project that involved the Forest Lake Community with multiple Dignitaries & Organisations attending the Community Day. The official opening was blessed by Queensland's very own Premier Annastacia.

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Jenny Kent's Artwork was selected from a State wide Expression of Interest. The Story reflects the Queensland Landscape and tells a story about a journey across the land. 

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This substantial Artwork (2.4m x 1.2m) currently adorns the entrance of Asahi's new Waterline Production Warehouse in Wulkuraka. The Artwork is called Warambal and means 'watercourse'.

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Camira Kindy Commissioned the Manamana Dreamteam to uplift a safety railing in the playground. In the Spirit of Reconciliation the project showed an appreciation for the entire Community & the important role we all hold.

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Macgregor State School's P&C & Macgregor Outside School Hours Care team initiated a Reconciliation Mural with Manamana Dreaming. 'To the Stars' is the Schools motto.

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A meeting place symbol in this artwork represents Ipswich City. The Artwork is called 'Murumbabarabah' which means the place of Good People. The Story is displayed via video at the Visitor Information Centre.

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Over the Beautiful Saint Mary's Cathedral in Woodend, eleven of Jenny's Artworks were displayed by Light Projection Artist James Muller in a DeLightFUL showcase for Ipswich's Spark Festival in the Winter of 2022.

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During October 2022 Aspley East State School employed the Manamana Dreamteam to design an artwork in the Schools main thoroughfare near the office. The Beautiful Colours were chosen in a vote by Staff. 

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During 2022 Students of Craigslea State High School sought to dedicate a mural to the First Nations People of Australia. With the support of Staff and the P&C the project began & the school reached out to Manamana Dreaming.

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In 2021 Yield Advisory had a fundraiser and among many items they auctioned off this beautiful artwork called 'Traditional Roles' which was painted by Jenny.

As a result, Yield Advisory raised over $4,000 for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation! 

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The Bright Exhibition was a collaboration by 4 Unique & very different Artist's: Suzie Dennis, Helen Macdonald, Gloria Lebrocq Butler & Jennifer Kent. The Exhibition was held at The Bribie Island Community Arts Centre.

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Jenny Kent was commissioned by Emmanuel City Mission as an Artist in Residence along with two other Amazing Local Talents Moojidi & Ross to design an Artwork based on the theme 'a Revolution of tenderness' the goal was to inspire patrons to be creative & make art.

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Jenny Kent designed an artwork to adorn the Sports Uniforms for the new 2023 Primary School in Augustine Heights - Woogaroo Creek State School. The Artwork represents the Woogaroo Creek landscape & 4 house teams: Bottlebrush, Eucalyptus, Wattle, Banksia.

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The Wall of Belonging was Manamana Dreaming's Very First Mural and was a Successful Collaboration of many hands. One of the quotes say: "By its very nature love calls for growth in openness and the ability to accept others" ~ Pope Francis Fratelli Tutti

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The Coolamon was made by Glen from RaD Didgeridoos and painted by Jenny. The Story is called "Blessed will you be in the City & Blessed will you be in the Country". This beautiful piece was given as a gift to our US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy from our Mr Speaker Milton Dick.

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Jenny was contracted by First Nations Advisory to design and Digitalise an Artwork that can be used on Documents.  The Artwork is called 'Walking Strong' and tells a Story about Australians coming together. Jenny also designed the new logo.

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QCAN stands for Queensland Children's Activity Network & they are a responsible for over watching Outside School Hours Care Services throughout the region. Jenny Kent designed their Reconciliation Action Plan Artwork called 'Utingat' which is the Kalkadoon word for emu.

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One of Ipswich Hospital's Latest Initiatives - Jaghu is a healthcare service for First Nations mob and their families expecting bubs. Jenny Kent designed their new Logo and Artwork that will adorn baby wraps for clients, the teams uniform and heaps of other Promotional gear.

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Ngutana Lui Cultural Centre is located in Inala near St Mark's Catholic Church. It provides Cultural Education to Schools and Organisations across the region. 

Jenny has a few artworks around the gardens.

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St Joseph's College in Coomera commissioned Jenny to create Digital Artworks to tell a Story about the Stations of the Cross. The 14 Stations are located throughout the school and begin at the Kerkin Road Entrance