Isabella (Bella) Hone-Saunders is currently practicing as a curator, arts worker and artist in Birraranga (so-called melbourne, australia), on the unceded lands and water ways of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation.
Her curatorial practice is concerned with accessibility, representation and shared social responsibility, while examining with criticality, the inclusivity of public art spaces. She aims to interrogate modes and implement methodologies towards ethical and activist curation.
Hone-Saunders’ artistic practice utilises movement. With the use of video as preferred medium, centering her body as a focal figure, she aims to explore ideas of body idealisation, identity and gender representation.
In 2017 Bella Hone-Saunders completed her Masters of Art Curatorship at The University of Melbourne.
In 2016 she completed a Graduate Diploma in Art History at The University of Adelaide.
From 2013-2015 she completed a Bachelor of Arts, with a Major in History and a double Minor in Art and Visual Culture and English from the University of Adelaide.