Balla, Paola, 2013, Illustrated edition:Indigenous service : investigating the wartime experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from the First World War to the present : a resource for secondary schools / written by Jennet Cole-Adams and Judy Gauld ; contributing researchers: Paola Balla and Mat Jakobi. Cole-Adams, Jennet, (author.) Canberra, ACT : Department of Veterans' Affairs

Balla, Paola, 2016 Tang Princess(external link), Black on Rice edition, Peril Magazine.

Balla, Paola, 2016 Get Me Out Of Here(external link) excerpt, The Lifted Brow issue 29, digital edition.

Balla, Paola, 2016 'Get Me Out of Here', The Lifted Brow, issue 29, p.25-28.

Balla, Paola, 2016 Aboriginal Women Warriors, Country and Western and Brain Washing(external link), The Lifted Brow

Balla, Paola, 2015 Digging History, Weather Stations 2015

Balla, Paola, 2016, Sovereignty: Inalienable and intimate, p13-17, Sovereignty, ACCA, Melbourne

Balla, Paola, 2007, If my eyes were brown, Etchings Indigenous, Illura Press

Balla, Paola, 2017, Three is the magic number, Writers Victoria,

Balla, Paola, 2018, Walking in deadly blak women's footprints, Artlink Indigenous, Issue 38:2 | March 2018

Kanarn Wangkiny/Wanggandi Karlto (Speaking from inside)

Balla, Paola 2018 Thank you to warrior black women who raised me

Balla, Paola, 2018 Across Australia, Artists are Disrupting the Colonial Mindset

How is contemporary Aboriginal art challenging an exclusive historical canon?
Balla, Paola, Kalina, Rosie 2018, The Walk & Talk, The Blak Women's Edition, The Lifted Brow

Balla, Paola, 2018 Love, loss and mother tongue; The role of language in our art and lived experiences, Going down swinging, Melbourne

Balla, Paola, An Act of Showing: rethinking artist-run initiatives,

Balla, Paola, 2019 Love and betrayal in the days of colonisation, 'A Living Mudmap: Beyond Borders and Binaries' published by University of Illinois Press and edited by Kathryn Gilby, Tracey Bunda, Geryll Robinson and Valencia Garner.

Balla, P, 2016 Sovereignty: Inalienable and Intimate, pp 11-16, exhibition catalogue, 16 December-26th March 2017, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Vic

Balla, P, 2016 Get Me Out of Here, The Lifted Brow, issue 29, page 25

Balla, P, 2016, Marsala Tongue, The Lifted Brow, issue 29, page 26

Balla, P, 2016, Gold Nuggets, The Lifted Brow, issue 29, page 27-28

‘Flour Sugar Tea’ (2010) Catalogue exhibition essay by Paola Balla, Footscray Community Arts Centre

‘After Sorry’ Article by Paola Balla ‘No Dot’s The Voice of Victorian Indigenous Artists Edition 2 2010

 ‘Mulana’ Review by Paola Balla ‘No Dot’s The Voice of Victorian Indigenous Artists Ed 4 2011

‘Illuminate’ Indigenous Alumni Publication 2008 Wilin Centre Indigenous Arts & Cultural Centre Victorian College of the Arts, article by Paola Balla

Interventions in Aboriginal Child Removal in Melbourne's West: A Scoping Study, A Report to the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, July 2009

Paola Balla, David McCallum, Christopher Sonn, Karen Jackson, Tarquam McKenna (Victoria University), Colleen Marion (Western Suburbs Indigenous Gathering Place)

Selected Media:


Sovereignty, by Sabra Thorner – Arena

The Biggest Aboriginal Artwork in Melbourne Metro (Steven Rhall, 2014–­­2016), Silent Witness—A Window to the Past (Jim Berg, 2005) and Born of the Land (Maree Clarke, 2014) are three highlights of the new exhibition Sovereignty, currently on display at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in Melbourne.Each anchors the gallery space in which it is placed. 
 This is what sovereignty looks like | Creative Victoria opens with a high definition video. The artist, Gunai man Steaphan Paton, stands in a field in camouflage gear, shooting arrows from a high-tech bow into a distant shield. The film, called Cloaked Combat #2, was shot in East Gippsland, where the Gunai people were dispossessed following ... Paola Balla

vimeo.comUNFOLD – Inside the Arts in Victoria is a series of mini-documentaries exploring the work of eight Victorian artists. New videos will be released fortnightly… 
 11 Works by Paola Balla | Cordite Poetry  MY PLACE: Paola Balla - Star generous spirit of the women in her life are a constant source of inspiration for Footscray artist Paola Balla, she tells Benjamin Millar. What is your connection with Footscray? I was born in ...
 PAOLA BALLA – Her Place Museumherplacemuseum.comPaola Balla is a Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara woman with Italian and Chinese heritage. She is an artist, curator, writer, educator and speaker whose projects engage with the complexities of race and identity in history as well as the impacts of racism in contemporary society.;dn=435059690133309;res=IELLCC
 Carroll, Khadija von Zinnenburg. 'Sovereignty': Indigenising and decolonising curatorial practice [online]. Art Monthly Australia, No. 295, Summer 2016 - 2017: 36-39. Availability: <;dn=435059690133309;res=IELLCC> ISSN: 1033-4025. [cited 27 Oct 18]. Review: Sovereignty | Art + 
 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art | ‘o oganu‘u tupu Tang Princess - Peril 
 Revealed: Contents and Contributors – ‘The Best of The 

 Don’t tell me to smile: Blak feminism and


 After ‘Sovereignty’ | The Monthly

 Sovereignty | Artlink 

ACCA's Sovereignty surveys the new face of Indigenous Sovereignty — Art Guide Thank you to the warrior black women who raised me | ArtAsiaPacific: Sovereignty Paola Balla, Author at Peril magazine Next Matriarch - Art Almanac is resistance expressed in the show? Resistance is the artists being here and sharing their work, our very existence as Sovereign people is a legacy of the resistance of what came before.

Mourning Walk - City Collection

Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism

Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 15 December 2017–25 March 2018. By Victoria Perin.