Select Publications

Book Chapters

Ely B, 2018, 'Bonita Ely', in Maunder T (ed.), , A Hardworking Good Looking Book, Brooklyn NY USA, pp. 190 - 195

Ely B; MacEwan R; Toland A, 2018, 'Murray River Punch: A Conversation on Changes along the River', in Toland A; Noller J; Wessolek G (ed.), , CRC Press, London New York, pp. 81 - 94

Ely B, 2018, 'Murray River Punch: the Drink, the Paste, the Soup', in Geczy A; Kelly M (ed.), What is performance Art: Australian Perspectives, edn. 1, Power Publications, Sydney University, pp. 351 - 362

Journal articles

Ely B, 2014, 'Interior Decoration: A ricochet through time', Art & Australia, vol. 51.3, pp. 420 - 423, http://www.artandaustralia.com/

Ely BA, 1997, 'Catalogue notes', Artists in the House, pp. 13 - 13

Ely BA, 1997, 'The Spatiality of Hindu Temples, Southern India', Taasa Review, vol. 6, pp. 10 - 11

Conference Papers

Ely BA, 2011, 'AFTERMATH: TEACHING SUSTAINABILITY AND THE PRACTICE OF PUBLIC ART', in ACUADS 2009 CONFERENCE Interventions in the Public Domain, ACUADS 2009 CONFERENCE Interventions in the Public Domain, Queensland College of Art Griffith University, pp. 1 - 26, presented at ACUADS 2009 CONFERENCE Interventions in the Public Domain, Queensland College of Art Griffith University, 30 September 2011 - 02 October 2011, http://acuads.com.au/conference/2009-conference

Curatorial Outputs

Ely B, 2013, Continuum: COFA's Postgraduate and Alumni Research, exhibited at: COFAspace, Sydney, 29 October 2013 - 08 November 2013, Continuum: COFA's Postgraduate and Alumni Research, http://www.bonitaely.com/

Ely BA, 2013, Excavation: The Amory Exhibition 2012, exhibited at: Amory Gallery; Sydney Olympic Park, 16 June 2012 - 19 August 2012, Excavation: The Amory Exhibition 2012, http://www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au/whats_on/news_and_media/2012/excavation_the_armory_exhibition_2012

Ely BA, 2012, Negotiating This World, exhibited at: NGV Ian Potter Gallery; Melbourne, 28 September 2012 - 24 February 2013, 101 Contemporay Artists, http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/exhibitions/negotiating-this-world

Ely BA, 2012, Desert equinox, exhibited at: Broken Hill Art Exchange; Broken Hill, 01 September 2012, Desert Equinox Broken Hill, http://www.brokenhillartexchange.com/desert-equinox.php

Ely BA, 2012, Buffer Zone, exhibited at: Olympic Park Armory Gallery; Sydney Olympic Park, 01 January 2011, Buffer Zone

Ely B, 2011, The Murray's Edge, exhibited at: Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF), Adelaide, 08 April 2011 - 07 May 2011, The Murray's Edge, http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/122387/20110901-0001/aeaf.org.au/exhibitions/11_ely.html

Creative Written Works

Ely BA, 2006, Between Art and Nature, College of Fine Arts Magazine

Recorded / Rendered Creative Works

Ely B, 2014, HQ, La Lune: Energy Producing Art, Long Reef Headland, Warringah, North Sydney, Site specific electronic installation art, Published: 10 May 2014, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.warringah.nsw.gov.au/play/whats/warringah-council-events/la-lune-energy-producing-art

Ely B, 2013, C2oth Mythological Beasts: at Home with the Locust People, Interior Decoration, Milani Gallery, Brisbane, Published: 04 October 2013, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.bonitaely.com/

Ely B, 2013, Singer, Interior Decoration, Milani Gallery, Brisbane, Published: 04 October 2013, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.bonitaely.com/

Ely BA, 2012, Thunderbolt, DESERT EQUINOX, Broken Hill Art Exchange; Broken Hill, Editor(s): Giddy A, Published: 2012, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/events/archive/580

Creative Works (non-textual)

Ely B, 2019, A Mother Shows Her Daughter to the Universe, m_othering the perceptual ars poetica, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, Victoria, 30 August 2019 - 29 September 2019, medium: Inkjet prints on rag paper, at: https://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/events-recreation/arts-and-gallery/counihan-gallery-in-brunswick/counihan-gallery-exhibitions/m_othering-the-perceptual-ars-poetica/

Ely B, 2019, Bridal Gown Dated 2019AD, Archeological Survey: Inner West Sydney Sector, Articulate Gallery, Sydney, 26 July 2019 - 29 December 2019, medium: Collage - paper on textiles, at: http://articulate497.blogspot.com/p/coming-bonita-e.html

Ely B, 2019, Cultural Lessons, Archeological Survey: Inner West Sydney Sector, Articulate Gallery, Sydney, 26 July 2019 - 28 July 2019, medium: Painting, collage, at: https://www.facebook.com/events/articulate-project-space/opening-bonita-ely-and-luke-power/1022229394778553/

Ely B; Williams-Brown M, 2019, Menindee Fish Kill 2019, River on the Brink: Inside the Murray/Darling Basin, S. H. Ervine Gallery, Sydney, 19 September 2019 - 17 November 2019, medium: Performance for Camera, at: https://www.shervingallery.com.au/current-exhibition/

Ely B, 2019, Plastikus Progressus Taxonomies, Plasticity of the Planet, Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej (Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art), 15 March 2019 - 22 September 2019, medium: Text and photographs printed on semi-gloss paper., at: https://u-jazdowski.pl/en/wydarzenia/plastycznosc-planety-654817738

Ely B, 2019, The Locust People, Bonita Ely: Future Tense, Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia, 12 October 2019 - 08 February 2020, medium: Acrylic paint on canvas, at: https://www.griffith.edu.au/art-museum/whats-on/2019/bonita-ely-future-tense

Ely B, 2019, At Home with the Locust People (Itchy Feet), C20th Contemporary Australian Art - the Collection Hang, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 July 2019 - 19 February 2020, medium: Acrylic paint and collage on canvas., at: https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/7.2015/

Ely B, 2019, Janus, Unlearning: Workshop, Queensland University Art Museum, Brisbane, 03 June 2019 - 09 November 2019, medium: Etching, at: https://art-museum.uq.edu.au/whats/current-exhibitions/workshop

Ely B, 2018, Breadline, Dark Rooms: Women Directing the Lens 1978-98, Griffith University Gallery, Brisbane, Australia, 12 July 2018 - 25 August 2018, medium: Performance art, photography, sculpture, cookery.

Ely B, 2018, Hoody, Civitella Ranieri Fellows Exhibition, Civitella Ranieri Gallery, Umbertide, Italy, 24 October 2018 - 30 October 2018, medium: Collaged paper and cloth, clothes line, pegs.

Ely B, 2018, Snabbits: We Live to be Surprised., We Live to be Surprised, Brewery Tap Canterbury University of Creative Arts Project Space, 15 November 2018 - 09 December 2018, medium: Sculpture, image, text.

Ely B, 2018, Histories 2000BC - 2050AD, Handelsmerken / Trade Markings, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, 07 April 2018 - 01 July 2018, medium: Ink, paper, collage

Ely B, 2018, Singer Sewing Machine Gun, After the War, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 05 October 2018 - 05 October 2019, medium: Bobby pins, Singer sewing machine

Ely B; Ely B, 2017, Sunset Video, Toxic assets, e-flux, New York City, USA, 18 October 2017 - 22 October 2017, medium: Video

Ely B; Ely B, 2017, The Locust People, Toxic Assets, e-flux, New York City, USA, 18 October 2017 - 22 October 2017, medium: Pencil on paper

Ely B, 2017, Interior Decoration - Momento Mori, Documenta14, Palais Bellevue, Kassel, Germany, 10 June 2017 - 17 September 2017, medium: Sculpture, photography, sound.

Ely B, 2017, Tour of Duty II, Documenta14, Palais Bellevue, Kassel, Germany, 10 June 2017 - 17 September 2017, medium: Photography

Ely B, 2017, Plastikus Progressus, Documenta14, Athens School of Art, Athens, Greece, 08 March 2017 - 16 July 2017, medium: Mixed media

Ely B, 2014, Ranger UO2, The Democracy of Drawing, AirSpace Gallery, Sydney., 28 February 2014 - 22 March 2014, medium: Ink, fluorescent paint, photography, pencil, pastel on water colour paper.

Ely B, 2014, Jabiluka UO2, Performance & video event, In Motion, Airspace Projects, Sydney, 15 November 2014 - 22 November 2014, medium: Video documentation

Ely B, 2014, Interior Decoration, On Return and What Remains, Artspace, Sydney, 21 August 2014 - 12 October 2014, medium: Photography, metal wood.

Ely B, 2014, Life is Full of Situations, A Special Arrow Was Shot in the Neck..., David Roberts Art Foundation, London, 13 June 2014 - 02 August 2014, medium: Etching

Ely B, 2014, Sewing Machine Gun, Conflict: Contemporary responses to war, Queensland University Art Museum, 10 May 2014 - 07 September 2014, medium: Sculpture

Ely B, 2014, A Mother Shows Her Daughter to the Universe (Outer Space), Now the Heart is Filled with Gold as if It Were a Purse, Arts Project Australia, Melbourne, 04 November 2014 - 29 November 2014, medium: Photography

Ely B, 2014, A Mother Shows Her Daughter to the Universe (the Earth), Now the Heart is filled with Gold as if it were a Purse, Arts Project Australia, Melbourne, 04 November 2014 - 29 November 2014, medium: Photography

Ely B, 2014, Murray River Punch: the Soup, Performance Event: Why Not Walk Backward, Gertrude Street Art Gallery, 03 May 2014 - 31 May 2014, medium: Performance art

Ely BA, 2013, Murray River Punch, Dogman (series), Controlled Atmosphere, Jabiluka U02, Volume One: the MCA Collection, MCA; Sydney, 29 March 2013 - 01 July 2013

Ely B, 2013, Life is Full of Situations, New3: Selected recent acquisitions 2011-2013, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, - , at: http://www.bonitaely.com/

Ely B, 2013, Murray River Grids, Imperial Pastoral: On Constructions of Rurality, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands., - , medium: Photography, at: http://www.bonitaely.com.au/

Ely B, 2013, Murray River Punch, Mix Tape 1980s: Appropriation, Subculture, Critical Style, Ian Potter Centre, NGV:A, Melbourne, - , at: http://www.bonitael.com/

Ely B, 2013, Quarry, Drawing Now, College of Fine Art, UNSW, Sydney, - , medium: hand made artists book

Ely B, 2013, Tour of Duty (Palestine), Interior Decoration, Brisbane, 04 October 2013 - 19 October 2013, medium: Photography, at: http://www.bonitaely.com.au/


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