Spirits of the Rumpus Wild

Spirits of the Rumpus Wild

This is how the Spirits of the Grumpus came to life!

Spirits of the Rumpus Wild are small paper based sculptures inspired by stories and items drawn from The Well. Focused on light, shadow and shadow play, the sculptures are internally illuminated and installed alongside the collaborative large sculptures as a field of floating, glowing sculptures in the gallery space. Each sculpture comprises of three parts, a lantern, lighting components and stand/base.

Over 200 lanterns where hand drawn and put together by primary school children.

The lanterns were then mounted and fitted with LED lighting components designed by Edge volunteers and staff, specifically using the lighting boards designed by Byron Crowe;

Addressable Scalable LED lighting Platform

Grumpus Lighting Components

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their continuing connection to land and as custodians of stories for millennia. We are inspired by this tradition in our work to share and preserve Queensland's memory for future generations.