PHOTO IDEAS: Keynote by Paola Balla


PHOTO IDEAS: SOVEREIGNTY is preceded by a keynote by Wemba-Wemba & Gunditjmara artist, curator, writer, lecturer Paola Balla, exploring how these themes resonate in her work.

Part of PHOTO IDEAS – an expanded symposium on photography, truth and power in the post-internet age, presented in partnership with RMIT School of Art and Monash Gallery of Art. View full program here.



Content warning: strong language and references to rape and murder which may be triggering for some viewers.

Founding Partners
  • Bowness Family Foundation
  • Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Major Government Partners
  • City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program
  • Creative Victoria
Major Partners
  • Maddocks

PHOTO Australia respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live, and the rich and diverse Indigenous cultures across what is now called Australia. For over 60,000 years, Indigenous arts and culture have thrived on this sacred land, and we honour Elders and cultural leaders past and present. This was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.

01–24 March