Bon Mott lives and works on the sacred lands of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation in, Ngár-go (Fitzroy). Naarm (Melbourne) in this ancient land recently renamed called Australia. Dr Bon Mott is an emerging artist, curator and facilitator of Second Space Projects (2SP) in, Ngár-go (Fitzroy). identifies as lightning, queer, nonbinary, and neuro-diverse.
Bon Mott creates process-driven installations activated by performance, IAP informed by the ghost of a man who said he was lightning. Transdisciplinary process-driven IAP acknowledges complex, interconnections by learning from Indigenous knowledge, quantum physics, and the Queer ecologies of lightning, trickster, and nurturing through collaboration with non-normative creatives for positive social change. Bon Mott exhibits in Australia, France, Italy, Serbia, Turtle Island (Canada and USA) and the UK.
_/\_” pronounced as “Bon Mott” is a symbol to assist Bon Mott to depart from pronouns. RECENT (CERTIFICATES) 2019, SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS (IPAK. Center) Belgrade, Serbia. 2017 PERFORMANCE ART INTENSIVE La Pocha Nostra, VestAndPage, Venice, Italy. 2017 ELEMENTS OF PERFORMANCE ART, Anthony Howell, Ravens Row Gallery. London. 2018 MASTERCLASS WITH QUANTUM PHYSICIST KAREN BARAD. SymbioticA. UWA 2018 NEUTRON STAR ART INTENSIVE La Pocha Nostra, Guillermo Gómez-Peña. 2SP. 2015 SPECIALIST TEACHING FOR GRADUATE RESEARCHERS. Unimelb. RECENT ART AND CURATION GRANTS, AWARDS 2022 YARRA ANNUAL GRANT Intergalactic Plasma film and photography portraits project. 2022 UMSU Creative Arts Funding Grant. Toys R Us 2022 CITY OF MELBOURNE GRANT. Runaway Breakdown and the Mysteries of lightning 2022 CREATIVE VICTORIA GRANT. A Way Back To Go Forward 2021 YARRA CITY ARTS STIMULATE GRANT. Inside the Plasma Ball: Identity installation 2021 YARRA CITY ARTS SMALL PROJECT GRANT. Star Knowledge of the Torres Strait. 2021 GSA UNIMELB SPECIAL PROJECT GRANT Star Knowledge of the Torres Strait. 2020 CREATIVE VICTORIA GRANT FOR DINING ROOM Dining Room R&D Lab. 2020 CITY OF MELBOURNE ARTS GRANT. Inside The Plasma Ball. Film Portraits. 2020 YARRA CITY ARTS SPG Intergalactic Plasma: A Way Back To Go Forward. 2020 YARRA CITY ARTS PROGRAM. Intergalactic Plasma: A Way Back To Go Forward. 2019 UMSU Creative Arts Funding Grant. UniMelb. Quantum Identity Exhibition. 2019 YARRA CITY ARTS SMALL PROJECT GRANT. Neutron Star. La Pocha Nostra 2018 THEATRE BOARD. UniMelb. Neutron Star. La Pocha Nostra Workshop 2018 GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STUDENT AWARD. UniMelb.