Yirra Yaakin, meaning ‘Stand Tall’ in Noongar language, is one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal performing arts organisations. They continue to produce award-winning, world-class theatre that is exciting, entertaining, educational, authentic and culturally appropriate.
The company has commissioned and premiered more than 50 new major festival presentations like Waltzing the Wilarra, One day in 67, Aliwah, Windmill Baby, Cruel Wild Woman, Hecate, The Sum of Us and Panawathi Girl. They have worked with and nurtured prestigious Aboriginal writers including David Milroy, Sally Morgan, Derek Nannup, Mitch Torres and Dallas Winmar, among many others.
The organisation is community driven, actively engaging in educational programs and youth workshops in a bid to encourage and further develop Indigenous Australian’s within the theatre industry.
Written by Ian Wilkes, Boodjar Kaatjin is the third instalment of the successful Kaatijin series of new works created for younger audiences, and was part of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company season program in 2016. BEVIN was in charge of the creation of the graphic identity of the piece, from the creation of the visual to the production of videos and shooting of photos.