This talk is presented by
Poppy van Oorde-Grainger is a visual artist, filmmaker and founding director of not-for-profit production company Same Drum. She has 20 years experience collaborating with communities on art and film projects with a social impact. Poppy first gained national recognition as winner of the Fremantle Print Award and later the Australia Council Kirk Robson Award for leadership in community arts and cultural development. Projects Poppy has written, directed and produced include Galup (Perth Festival, 2021), Two Sands (SBS, 2022), Ngaluk Waangkiny (ABC, 2022) and Galup VR Experience (Slamdance, 2023).
Glenda Kickett belongs to the Whadjuk and Ballardong peoples of the Bibbulumun Nyungah nation from the South West of Western Australia through both her mother and father’s family lines. She is a social worker, having graduated from the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1993; has a Master of Arts from Curtin University in Indigenous Research and Development in 2004; and is completing a PhD in Social Work at UWA. She is the Chairperson of NAIDOC Perth Inc. and a member of the Noongar Family Safety Wellbeing Council; Co-Chair of Social Reinvestment WA and Chairperson of Shooting Stars, Glass Jar, Australia, education through netball.