Amanda Hayman grew up in Logan city and has cultural connections to Kalkadoon and Wakka Wakka Country. Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts from Griffith University. Amanda was previously in a managerial position within state government, leading community engagement, exhibitions and events. Amanda has a keen interest in contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual art and is a part of the BlakLash Collective. Amanda began to work independently and established Blaklash Projects in early 2018. Since then Amanda, alongside her partner Troy Casey, have delivered an exciting range of cultural events, public activations, and bespoke creative projects including creative producing and event managing Brisbane’s Meeanjin Markets; a curated Indigenous artisan market and 2-day festival.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.