Bonita Ely is included in the research exhibition Landings at the Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. The exhibition runs 25 May - 18 August. An essay accompanying the exhibition has been published in e-flux journal #45, read it here.
More information: http://www.wdw.nl/event/landings/
A number of artists are featured in Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art at the National Gallery of Victoria. The exhibition runs 28 September 2012 - 25 February 2013.
The accompanying catalogue: 101 Contemporary Australian Artists features the work of Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Vivienne Binns, Eugene Carchesio, Jon Cattapan, Aleks Danko, Bonita Ely, Tim Johnson, Peter Kennedy, Tom Nicholson, Rosslynd Piggott, and Gareth Sansom.
Currently showing at the MCA, Volume One: MCA Collection reflects upon the breadth of Australian contemporary art over the past 20 years and includes work by Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Aleks Danko, Bonita Ely, Lousie Hearman, Tim Johnson, Gareth Sansom and Gemma Smith. For more information: http://www.mca.com.au/mca-collection/volume-one-mca-collection/
Work by Bonita Ely will be on display at the Monash University Museum of Art later this month, as part of an historical exhibition of feminist art. A Different Temporality brings together feminist approaches to temporality in the visual arts, with a focus on late 1970s and early 1980s Australia. The exhibition is presented in association with the Melbourne Festival, and will be accompanied by a full colour publication, with an essay by the exhibition's curator, Dr. Kyla McFarlane. 13 October - 17 December, 2011.
Works by Bonita Ely, Tim Johnson and Stuart Ringholt are featured in an exhibition of Australian and Korean art at the National Art School, Sydney. Curated by the Museum of Contemporary Art's Glenn Barkley, and the National Museum of Contemporay Art, Seoul's, Inhye Kim, Tell Me Tell Me highlights the historical and ongoing connections between Australian and Korean art and showcases works from the collections of both museums. 17 June - 24 August, 2011. http://www.mca.com.au/default.asp?page_id=10&content_id=8193
A survey exhibition of work by Bonita Ely has recently opened at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide. Three Rivers considers Ely's long running engagement with environmental concerns, from the effects of mining, the consequences of dams, the ecological degradation of the Murray River and Murray Darling Basin, right up to this year's floods. Bonita Ely: Three Rivers, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, 8 April - 7 May, 2011.http://www.aeaf.org.au/exhibitions/11_ely.html
Bonita Ely and Raquel's Ormella's work is discussed in two essays published in the latest Art & Australia magazine. In 'Bonita Ely's art of ecology', Nicholas Croggan considers Ely's ongoing interest in environmental concerns, while Bec Dean writes about several recent projects by Raquel Ormella in 'Raquel Ormella and Andrea Bowers: Life in the balance'. Art & Australia, volume 48, number 1, 2010.
Works by Eugene Carchesio, Damiano Bertoli, Bonita Ely, Raquel Ormella and Sandra Selig are included in the upcoming exhibition (to) give time to time, organised by the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide. (to) give time to time will consider ephemeral art practices, both past and present, in Australian art. The project and accompanying symposium will be staged across various sites in Adelaide and Mildura in August and September. For more information: http://aeaf.org.au/exhibitions/10_tgttt.html
Bonita Ely will be exhibiting work as part of The River Project at Campbelltown Arts Centre, opening later this month. The River Project considers the Upper Georges River that runs through South West Sydney within the larger context of river systems of Asia and the Pacific by bringing together artists from within Australia and the region whose work explores river systems. The River Project, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, 27 August - 24 October, 2010. http://www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/default.asp?iNavCatID=491&iSubCatID=3584
Bonita Ely and Raquel Ormella will exhibit work in an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. In the balance: art for a changing world features work by Australian and international artists that respond to ecological concerns.