Visual Arts Australia
Jenni Kemarre Martiniello


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Presented by Salon Art Projects in association Jenni Kemarre Martiniello

Arrernte glass artist Jenni Kemarre Martiniello is best known for making glass vessels inspired by traditional Indigenous weaving practises.

This series of message sticks are kiln fused, cut, re-assembled and refused multiple times, and then wheel carved and polished. They reference both traditional Indigenous message sticks that serve various functions – tokens of safe passage, summons to ceremony or trade, and other forms of communication – as well as specific native birds, which are known to be messengers bringing news or warning.

  • Image Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Rainbow Lorikeet Message Stick #2, 2015, kiln fused, hot blown and wheelcarved glass

  • Photo Fiona Morrison

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