Bonita Ely’s cross-disciplinary artworks from the 1970s explore environmental and socio-political issues. Public artworks include sculptures in Hue, Vietnam and a solar powered artwork, Thunderbolt (2010). Her installation, ‘Interior Decoration’ (2017), evokes the inter-generational effects of PTSD as an outcome of war, and represented Australia in Documenta14 in Kassel, Germany. Dr Ely is Honorary Professor, UNSW, Sydney. She is represented by Milani Gallery, Brisbane.