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