Paola Balla

Photo by Paola Balla

Paola Balla is a Wemba-Wemba & Gunditjmara artist, curator, arts worker, writer & academic. A Lisa Bellear Indigenous Research Scholar PhD Candidate at Moondani Balluk, VU, Paola focuses on Aboriginal women’s resistance & disruption of patriarchy & colonialism. Paola’s visual practice is about narrative realms & Aboriginal women’s stories. A regular speaker in museum, gallery, education & community spaces she is also published internationally. In 2016 Paola co-curated Sovereignty & in 2017 Unfinished Business, perspectives on art and feminism, both at ACCA. Paola’s a member of Blak Brow Collective who edited Blak Brow, women’s edition of The Lifted Brow, 2018.