poppy van oorde-grainger & ian wilkes | galup

Galup is a walking performance exploring the history and untold stories of Lake Monger in the early 1800s.  Created by Ian Wilkes and Poppy van Oorde-Grainger in consultation with Doolann Leisha Eatts and Ted Wilkes, Galup invited audiences on a journey around the lake to hear, watch and participate in historic re-enactments.


Sat 27 Apr and Sat 4 May | 5pm - 7pm

Lake Monger (Meeting point: CNR Federation St and Britannia Rd, Mount Hawthorn). See map here.


Poppy van Oorde-Grainger is a filmmaker and artist specialising in collaborating with communities. Her work has been broadcast on Nickelodeon, SBS and ABC and presented at numerous festivals including London International Festival of Theatre, Japan Media Arts Festival, ImagineNATIVE in Canada and Ars Electronic in Austria. 

Ian Wilkes is a theatre-maker, dancer and performer. He has directed several plays including Yirra Yaakin’s Boodjar Kaatijin and Songbird and performed numerous lead roles including in Honey Spotat the Sydney Opera House and Kwongkan at Perth Festival with Ochre Contemporary Dance. Ian is also a founding facilitator of Culture 2.0, Yirra Yaakin's regional youth engagement program. 

Writers: Ian Wilkes, Poppy van Oorde-Grainger 

Cultural Consultants: Doolann Leisha Eatts, Ted Wilkes

Performers: Ian Wilkes, Doolann Leisha Eatts

Director/Producer: Poppy van Oorde-Grainger

Assistant Stage Manager: Samuel Yombich Pilot-Kickett

Images: Daniel Grant, Poppy van Oorde-Grainger, 2019.