Dr Paola Balla is a Wemba Wemba and Gunditjmara woman and acclaimed artist, writer curator and educator. She focuses on Aboriginal women's stories and resistance with a visual practice, encapsulating research, art, memory and narrative realms. Her work centres Aboriginal women’s voices, activism, Sovereignty, and matriarchy and First Nations ways of being, knowing and doing.
She has exhibited extensively over the last two decades including recent solo exhibition Disrupting Artistic Terra Nullius; the ways Aboriginal women speak blak and back, (PhD examination) (2019) Footscray Community Arts Centre and recent group shows include Wilam Biik, Tarra Warra Museum of Art, (2021), Sovereign Sisters: domestic work, (2021) Flinders University Museum of Art (FUMA), Art Gallery of South Australia’s Tarnanthi Festival, Affirmation, (2020) Koorie Heritage Trust, for PHOTO 2021.
Lead artist | Paola Balla
Director Film and Sound | Paola Morabito