Selected Solo & Group Shows
Selected Solo & Group Shows
Orme Ecologiche – Botanical Footprints, collaborative exhibition with Giorgia Severi at The Italian Cultural Institute, Sydney; Futureland2, co-conveenor and exhibitor at upcoming 2 days conference in Kandos, NSW, organised by the Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation, tackling cross-pollination strategies between Art, Ecology and Agriculture: 12-13 November 2016; Let it Be Wild, a commissioned garden installation as part of the exhibition Watching the Clouds Pass the Moon, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery; Food Fight, a collaborative event and media engagement strategy to draw attention to the issue of food security, commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Liverpool City Council via a C3West initiative, in collaboration with Branch Nebula; Beasts of Alderley, a permanent public artwork commissioned by the Brisbane City Council, in collaboration with Tega Brain and Mark Gerada.
Volume 2015 | Another Art Book Fair, with the Big Fag Press, ArtSpace, Sydney; Extrapolate: The Art of John Demos, project manager, Big Fag Press, Sydney; A Very Wild Surprise, Info-catering events as part of Spectrum Now Festival; TEDx Sydney- #rebelfood catering collaboration; The Ferals Amongst Us, Commissioned artwork for Sitework '15, Bundanon Trust; Print Culture, artist print collectives from Australia and Indonesia, Delmar Gallery, Sydney.
Big Fag O day, 10th Birthday and official house warming, exhibition launch; Time Place Space- Nomad, a national traveling laboratory that aims to challenge, invigorate and strengthen interdisciplinary and experimental arts practice in Australia, with an emphasis on collaborative performance making, site-specificity and artistic resilience; Shortlisted concepts for Crown Street Public Art commission, City of Sydney (Final 5), Former South Sydney Hospital Site Public Art Commission Proposal, City of Sydney (Final 5); Kaldor Your Very Good Idea (Final 10).
BigFagDance, pozible campaign for the Big Fag Press, new home, funded; WildFoodMap- mapping website for wild food and wild medicine plants, successful crowd funding campaign www.pozible.com/wildfoodmap; Niteworks, collaboration with dancer Caterina Mocciola, group show part of Siteworks program, Bundanon NSW; Foraging in the city- program of tours and workshops around Sydney, part of SMH Good Food Month; Baadlands- An Atlas of Experimental Cartography, Group show at Tin Shed Gallery, University of Sydney; MCA Artbar> Weird Science, group show curated by Keg De Sousa, MCA, Sydney; Cementa13, contemporary art festival, participant, Kandos, NSW; The Rocks Windmill, delivering workshops and a public sculpture, The Rocks, Sydney.
Wild Stories, major exhibition at Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, Liverpool, the result of two years of community engagement, workshops, events and documentation; Wild Chef Challenge, collaborative event as part of Crave Sydney International Food Festival; Foraging in the City with Diego Bonetto, on situ performance as part of Crave Sydney International Food Festival; Future Food Feast, collaborative lunch/presentation with chef Jared Ingersol, Bundanon, NSW; City Wilderness Trail, Collaborative urban intervention as part of City of Sydney Laneway program and Art+About, with M. Gerada and T. Brain; Let me Tell You a Story or Two, performance at CopShop Bizaar, Earlwood, Sydney; Storytelling, solo show at ATVP Gallery, Newtown; Cloud Cities, group show, Group show, Delmar Gallery, Sydney; Hunting Party, collaborative dinner/discussion event, Heffron Hall, Darlinghurst, Sydney; Butel Wine, wine making project with Peter McGuinnes, Marrickville, Sydney; Erbe spontane; collaborative culinary event with chef L. Rossi and sommelier G.Di Maria, 121BC, Sydney; Mowey launch, launch of bark canoe as part of Indigenous Nautical Conference, Marittime Museum, Sydney; Soupy, collaborative foraging and culinary event with Full Circle; L'Effet De Serge, collaborative performance, Sydney Festival; Wild Stories, performance as part of Peats Ridge Festival;
Foraging in the City, Sydney international Food Festival, Crave, a series of performances; Festival of Unpopular Culture, Adelaide, presentation and performance; State of the Arts, padiglione Italia, 54 Biennale di Venezia, Venice; Australia, Italian Institute of Culture, Sydney, in conjunction with the 54 Biennale di Venezia; Wild Stories, community engagement project, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula; Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize, S. Cottier Gallery, Marrickville; Green Bans Art Walk, Multi-venue Festival in Woolloomooloo, part of WALK program of Performance Space, Sydney Design 2011; SiteWorks 2011, residency and development, Bundanon Trust, NSW; The Right to the City, Tinsheds Gallery, Usyd, group show; Printed Matter, The Paper Mill Gallery, group show with BigFagPress, Sydney;
In The Balance: Art for a changing world, group show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; SiteWorks 2010, laboratory and forum, Bundanon Trust, Bundanon; Tending, a garden experiment, School of Contemporary Art, UNSW, Sydney; OffPress, curated exhibition by Lionel Bovier, part of ArtBasel41, Basel, Switzerland, in collaboration with the BigFagPress partnership; Landscape: Joining the dots, public exhibition of the results of a 3-months long residency at Fondazione Baruchello, Rome, Italy.
Artissima16, as part of the Parco Arte Vivente stand, Torino; GREENHOUSE (AUTUMN), Group show, curated by Claudio Cravero, Parco Arte Vivente, Torino; Unidee in Progress, group show at Cittadellarte, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy; Breathing Space, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW; Ecologies, collaboration with Mickie Quick, group show, Lismore Regional Gallery; LIV Mostra Nazionale d'arte contemporanea "PREMIO TERMOLI 2009", Group Show, curated by Carla Subrizi, Termoli, Italy; Terra Nullius-Contemporary Art from Australia, ACC Weimar, Germany; Underground to Aboveground, Group Show, NGArt Gallery, Chippendale, Sydney; SquatFest'09, participant and co-organizer, Chemical Spill, Sydney; Anthology of interest and Spool of Rock, Channel 31 (UHF 31), DARK CARNIVAL, Aurora Community Channel 183, broadcast of short films, curated by Garfield Barnard and Tim Newsom;
Super Seed, Group show, FraserStudio, Sydney; Tech-Niche-In-Gallery, Group show, collaboration with Mark Brown, At the vanishing point Gallery, Sydney; Helen Lempriere Travelig Art Scholarship, Group show of finalists, Artspace, Sydney; WeeDiscover Week, week-long program of tours/performances and exhibition, part of Weedbuster week 08, Sydney; Hanging Gardens and Other Tales- Collaborative installation with Makeshift, part of Underbelly Lab, Performance Space, Sydney; Concrete Culture- Group show with the SquatSpace collective, I.D.G., part of the Biennale of Sydney; TheBigFagPress- launch and gala party of the BigFagPress, an artist-run printing facility in Alexandria, NSW; Baker's Dozen- Riverworks Environmental Sculpture Competition- Curated group show, Whitlam Park, Undercliffe; Cooks River Festival 2008- Curated group show Steel Park, Marrickville; Tour Of Beauty- with the SquatSpace Collective, part of UNSW Urban Planning Masterclass, Sydney; Science fair- Group show curated by Kat Baron, Firstdraft, Sydney; Art in the park- Group show curated by Makeshift, Maudrell park, Petersham; Gang Festival- Australia/Indonesia artist exchange initiative, Chippendale; SquatFest08- co-organiser.
Heaven on Earth-Keep Going- Group show with Squatspace, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery; Challengers- Group show/ online streaming- Laboratorio Morion, Venice, Italy; Rioting Suburbs- Group show with Squatspace, Cross Art Projects, Kings Cross, Sydney; OurMedia conference- with Squatspace, screening of documentary and presentation; At The Vanishing Point- Group show, ATVP Gallery, Newtown, installation+artist talk; Bundanon artist in Residence Program- selected; If You See Something Say Something- exhibition, workshop and newspaper project with the SquatSpace Collective, Mori Gallery, Sydney; SquatFest07- Short Film Festival-Participant and co-organizer
Tour Of Beauty- with the SquatSpace Collective, part of OZChi, a conference on Art and Interactivity, UTS, Sydney; Sculpture in the Vineyards- Group Show through-out Wollombi, NSW; Weedyconnection- Online Database, http://www.weedyconnection.com/; International Festival of Plays- Single channel screening of five of my current short films, Manila, Philippine; Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples- Group Show with the Network of Uncollectible Artists, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Electroscreenings- Part of This Is Not Art Festival, Newcastle; Tour of Beauty- with SquatSpace Collective, part of Verge Festival, UNSW, Sydney; VillaTV- Media intervention, part of The Great Escape, Homebush; Tour of Beauty- part of ChangeX Urban Design exhibition, UNSW; SquatFest 06- Short Film Festival-Participant and co-organiser; GangFestival Australia/Indonesia artist exchange, Sydney; Sedition Show- Group show at CPAC, Casula.
Disobedience- Group Show with the Squatspace collective- IDG Gallery, Sydney; The Toll Room- Group Show, part of Cockatoo Island Festival, Sydney; Departmaent- Group Show, part of Sydney Esquisse 2005, St Margaret’s, Sydney; In Pursuit of WMDs- Group Show, First Draft/Mori Gallery, Sydney; SquatFest 05- Participant and co-organiser
ManJam- All male Revue-The Kirk, Surry Hills, Sydney; [Out of Gallery]- Guerrilla installations in Western Sydney- Group Show with the SquatSpace collective; Mountains and Molehills- Group show, First Draft Gallery, Sydney; NUCA, Network of Uncollectable Artists Limited Edition Bubble-gum Cards- part of NextWave Festival, Melbourne; Thailand New Media Art Festival 2004- Bangkok, Selected. SquatFest 04- Partecipant and Co-organizer, Sydney.
Mementum- UWS Grad Show, Penrith Campus; Electroscreenings- Part of This Is Not Art Festival, Newcastle; Italiani di Sydney- A survey exhibition on the Italian community of Sydney, Museum of Sydney; The Balloon Factory Empty Show- group show in reclaimed space; Pulse-2003 MCA staff show- group show, Space3, Sydney; The History of Things to Come- Group show with the SquatSpace Collective, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney; SquatFest 2003- participant and co-helper. Picturing Paradise- group show with the SquatSpace collective at Mori Gallery, Sydney.
CCAGL Urban Intervention- Collaborative Cultural/Social Intervention, two hours of Temporary Autonomous Zone in the City of Sydney; unREAL ESTATE- Collaborative Cultural/Social Intervention, part of ThisIsNotArt Festival, Newcastle; Monopolies- Collaborative Installation/performance with the SquatSpace Collective, Performance Space, Redfern; Weed Killer/Pest controller – Joint Installation with actress Emma Jay, Old Kingswood Drive-In, Kingswood; SquatFest 2002- Short Films Festival, MidnightStar Social Centre.
Grant and awards
Grant and awards
2017 Bundanon Trust artist in residence (with the Big Fag Press crew)
2016 Shortlisted for SMAC Awards for FoodFight project
Emerging and Experimental Arts Grant, Australian Council for the Arts, for Cementa Inc. Futurelands2 forum.
Brisbane City Council public artwork commission with Tega Brain and Mark Gerada
C3West commission, FoodFight, with Branch Nebula
2015 Matching Grant, City of Sydney, for Big Fag Press+ PUG Mens Shed Jubilee Gardens project
2014 Local Government Cultural Award for 'Wild Stories' exhibition and program at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
2013 Succesful crowd funding campaign (Pozible) for Big Fag Dance project
Supported Accommodation Grant, City of Sydney, awarded to Big Fag Press
Succesful crowd funding campaign (Pozible) for wildfood.in project
Awesome Foundation, Future of Food grant, awarded to wildfood.in project
2012 City of Sydney Laneway Art, temporary public artwork, City Wilderness Trail
Artist-run initiative Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, awarded to Big Fag Press
2011 Marrickville contemporary Art Prize, Winner
City of Sydney Cultural grant, awarded to the Big Fag Press
Awesome Foundation Grant, awarded to the Big Fag Press
2010-13 Siteworks, residency at Bundanon Trust
2009 Unidee Partial Grant, Cittadellarte, Fondazione Pistoletto, Italy
2008 Helen Lempriere Traveling Art Scholarship
NSW Artists Marketing Scheme Grant
2007 NSW Artists Marketing Scheme Grant- Awarded to the Big FAG Press collective
Artist in Residence at Bundanon, NSW- Selected
2006 City of Sydney Cultural Grant- Awarded to the SquatSpace collective
2006/5 SquatFest 06/05- Second Prize
Vanessa Wagner Talent Quest- Finalist
2004 SquatFest 04- Second Prize Ex-Equo
2002/3 UWS College of Arts, Education and Social Sciences Merit Award. Recipient
1999 King's College Art Prize – Finalist
Amnesty International People's Choice Awards - Highly Commended
1998 Mosman Art Prize - Finalist
Greg Turner Student Scholarship - Winner, Orange Regional Gallery
Eat Your Enemies, feature article by Ally Jackson on Gardening Australia Magazine, pgg 50-51, Next Media Publishing, February 2017
Untamed Urbanism, edited by A. Allen, A. Lampis and M. Swilling, pgg 322-323, Routledge Publishing, 2016, https://goo.gl/images/zRV1VI
Land, Labor and Food, essay by Laura Fisher, Axon, issue 11, December, http://www.axonjournal.com.au/issue-11/land-labour-and-food
Top guides who will take you on food tours to uncover Sydney’s hidden culinary treasures, article by Renata Gortan, The Daily Telegraph, 30 November, http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/lifestyle/food/sydney-taste/food-tours-uncover-sydneys-hidden-treasures
Consuming the Future, article by Rebecca Shanahan, Art Guide, November, http://artguide.com.au/art-plus/consuming-the-future
Discussing a brighter future for land, article by Brent Barlow, Mudgee Guardian, November 22,
Art and environment, at the IIC the exhibition “Ecological Footprints”, article by Paolo Pagliaro, 6 November, http://www.9colonne.it/121650/art-and-evironment-at-the-iic-the-exhibistion-ecological-footprints
Foraging for edible ‘weeds’ – yes really!, article by Catherine Saxelby, October 13, http://foodwatch.com.au/blog/healthy-eating-for-wellness/item/foraging-for-edible-weeds-yes-really.html
Watching the Clouds Pass the Moon, exhibition catalogue, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, July
Diego Bonetto: sharing the lost art of weed foraging, article by Anna Gregory, July 25, http://www.1millionwomen.com.au/blog/diego-bonetto-weed-foraging/
Forager Diego Bonetto finds food and medicine all around, article on Mudgee Guardian, July 19,
Learning through living art, Claire Dunn, Newcastle Herald, July 13, http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3957079/art-naturally/
Honouring weeds, article by Robin Powell, July 9, http://robinpowell.com.au/2016/07/honouring-weeds/
Food beyond the market: Gleaned, Grown and Gifted, article by Ferne Edwards, June, http://sharecity.ie/gleaned-grown-gifted-free-food-across-city/
Lost and Found, Sarah Norris, Virgin Australia Voyeur, pgg 122-129, June
Diego the forager, Ed Halmagyi, Roughcut Magazine, pgg. 45-59, June, https://issuu.com/roughcutmagazine/docs/roughcut.issue3.june2016/45
For the Love of Weeds, Robin Powell, Your Garden Magazine, pgg 98-101, Winter
Food fight and festival highlight the struggle to get enough to eat, Gina Flaxman, SBS Online, 27 April,
Food Fight, Tom Clift, Concrete Playground, 20 April, http://concreteplayground.com/sydney/event/food-fight/
Food fight: Sydney’s ‘working poor’ now outnumber the unemployed in seeking food relief, Gillian McNally, The Daily Telegraph, 29 April, http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/fairgowest/food-fight-sydneys-working-poor--seek-food-relief-at-unprecedented-levels/news-story/a8436eb7e0f55215d012dd17359792f6
Food fight to highlight food waste, Lee Tran Lam, GoodFood, 28 April, http://www.goodfood.com.au/eat-out/news/food-fight-to-highlight-food-waste-20160429-gohaiz
Food security an issue in western Sydney, local advocates say, ABC Online, Amanda Hoh, 27 April, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-27/food-security-an-issue-in-western-sydney-local-advocates-say/7363152
Warm April weather delays mushroom foraging season, flowers also affected, ABC News, Amanda Hoh, 27 Arpil, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-28/warm-april-delays-flowers-and-mushrooms-foraging/7366348
Foraging is the new black in Australian cuisine, Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore, BBC News, 25 September, http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-34332885
Curating Sydney, Jill Bennett and Saskia Beudel, pgg 54-55 and pgg 78-79, New South Publishing, 2014
A Growing Medium, Julia Jones, Art Monthly, issue 284, October 2015, pgg 38-49
Urban foraging, W.Reid, SBS TV, aired on March 24, http://www.sbs.com.au/news/thefeed/story/urban-foraging-finding-food-under-your-feet
Go Foraging For Mushrooms With The Chefs From Studio NEON (Sydney), Food and Lifestyle, Chris Sing, April 12, 2015, http://www.theaureview.com/lifestyle/news/go-foraging-for-mushrooms-with-the-chefs-from-studio-neon-sydney
Interview: Diego Bonetto, Emma Bowen, The Slowpoke, 23 April, 2015, http://theslowpoke.com/interview-diego-bonetto/
A mushroom forage with Diego Bonetto+Studio NEON, Emma Bowen, The Slowpoke, 24 April 2015, http://theslowpoke.com/a-mushroom-forage-with-diego-bonetto-studio-neon/
Foraging for Wild Mushrooms in Australia, Juan-Carlos Tomas, The guardian, 20 April 2015, http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/australia-food-blog/2015/apr/20/foraging-for-wild-mushrooms-in-australia
Professional forager Diego Bonetto will find the ingredients for your next salad in the local park, Central, 12 March 2015, http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/city-east/professional-forager-diego-bonetto-will-find-the-ingredients-for-your-next-salad-in-the-local-park/story-fngr8h22-1227260102048
Forager Diego Bonetto reaps the benefits of edible weeds, Georgina Safe, Sydney Morning Herald, pg13, 8 July 2015, http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/forager-diego-bonetto-reaps-the-benefits-of-edible-weeds-20150707-gi6pho.html
Are You Ready To Forage?, The Field Guide, http://www.thefieldguides.com.au/visit/top-5-foraging-tours-australia/
The Good Weed, GQ Australia, Jan 2014, pg 90
A Weedy Walk with Diego, Russ Grayson, Pacific Edge, 14 September 2014, http://pacific-edge.info/2014/09/a-weedy-walk-with-diego/
Artists on the road, into the unknown, Malcolm Whittaker, RealTime issue #124, http://www.realtimearts.net/article/issue124/11785
The Arteffect, Gail Priest, RealTime, issue #119, 6 March 2014, http://www.realtimearts.net/article/issue119/11498
Radio National, 28 May 2014 11:49AM with Cameron Wilson, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/foraging/5484050
Mushroom Foraging in the State Forest with Diego Bonetto, Home Spun Bliss, 6 April 2014, http://homespunblissblog.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/mushroom-foraging-for-saffron-milkcaps.html
The Fine Print with Big Fag Press, Creative City Sydney, 15 Jul, 2014, http://www.creativecitysydney.com.au/blog/fine-print-big-fag-press/
Food savvy at your fingertips, GoodFood, pg8, May 27, http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/top-10/top-food-apps-20140524-38v12.html
Off the Eaten track, Marie Claire Australia, May 2013, pgg 74-77
Were the wild things are, SMH, pg 10, Oct 28
Foodies seek out Festival flavours, Kimberly Caines, Fairfield Advance, Oct 23, pg 5
Take a Wild Food walk, Jessica Clement, Canterbury Express, Oct 10, pg. 23
How to go foraging for food, Parramatta Sun, page 15, August 29 2013
Green LifeStyle Magazine, April 2013, http://www.greenlifestylemag.com.au/features/3905/foraging-way-unique-food
Brew a natural cuppa, Kimberly Caines, Fairfield Advance, April 24, pg 11
In the loop, April 3 – a pop-up windmill, Realtime Magazine #113, http://www.realtimearts.net/article/issue113/11046
Back to the old school – Getting reacquainted with traditional skills, http://therockswindmill.com/back-to-the-old-school-getting-reacquainted-with-traditional-skills/
Friday Overdrive interview, 2SER Radio, http://www.2ser.com/on-air/item/2980-diego bonetto
When is a Walk Art? Ian Millis, RealTime issue #108 April-May 2012 pg. 42;
Gardening Australia- segment with Costa Georgiadis, ABC, October 12
Wild Idea, South West Rural Advertiser, F. Abdurahman 21 Mar, 2012
On a food hunt with Diego, Reportage Online, 4 Dec 2013, http://www.reportageonline.com/2012/12/on-a-food-hunt-with-diego/
A garden experiment, Alana Hunt, RealTime 103, June/July 2011, pg4
The artist as citizen, Ella Mudie, RealTime 103, June/July 2011, pg47
How to Forage for Your Supper, 27th 2011, http://www.weekendnotes.com/how-to-forage-for-your-supper/
Big Fag Press, Time Out Sydney, 16 August 2011 http://www.au.timeout.com/sydney/aroundtown/venues/4697/big-fag-press
In conversation: Art and activism in a changing world. Interview by Rachel Kent, Art and Australia, Issue 48, pgg 34-39
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World & The River Project, Genevieve Barry, Artlink, vol 30 no 4, 2010
In the balance, John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald, October 02, 2010
Das Super Paper- issue 15. Interview by Marissa Batesman, pgg 24-28
YoungBlood-Annual of talented Italian artists_2009, Governo Italiano, Ministro della Gioventu', FM publishing, pgg 46-47
Bush Telegraph, Radio interview with Mackenzie,M., ABC Radio National, Dec. 11 2009
Ripe for the Scrumping, Sam Wight, Sydney Morning Herald, December 1 2009
Quell'arte interattiva nella serra, artice in Torino7, weekly insert of La Stampa, 31 October 2009
50 things collectors should know, Australian Art Collector, Issue 47, Jan-March 09 pg 116-119
Meanwhile, at a secret location..., Molitorisz, S., feature on SquatFest, Sydney Morning Herald, February 21-22 2009
Artlife, episode3, ABC TV, 26 February 2009, interview with Mickie Quick, SquatSpace.
Artists provide creative solution, Hannah Tattersall, Australian Financial Review, 27 March 09
The underground aboveground, Ellen Crosley, The Brag Magazine, 30 March, 09
Alive - Arts & Entertainment, Emma Page, Central Magazine, 30 March 09
Arts Diary, Clare Morgan, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 April 09
Alive - Arts & Entertainment, Emma Page, Central Magazine, 6 April 09
Open Gallery, Sydney Morning Herald, Katrina Lobley, 11 April 09
Stuff on walls review, Jordana Maisie, FBi Radio, 12 April 09
Alive - Arts & Entertainment, Drew Scheldrick, Wentworth Courier, 16 April 09
Potted Slant on Urban Jungle, McKenny, L., Sydney Morning Herald, July 9 2008
Swinging Into Action, Schwartzkoff, L., Sydney Morning Herald, July 11 2008
Potted Slant on Urban Jungle, McKenny, L., The Land, July 9 2008
Potted Slant on Urban Jungle, McKenny, L., Bombala Times, July 9 2008
The Canvas, Radio interview with Matt Levinson, FBI Radio, July 6 2008
Critics Choice- article by Felicity Fenner feauturing SquatSpace, Australian Art Collector, Issue 46, October-December 08 pg 133
Concrete culture- exhibition catalogue, UNSW Publishing
Art in the Park-2008, exhibition catalogue
Science Fair, exhibition catalogue
Not Quite Art- Weedyconnection and Uncollectibles featured on the ABC TV program of Marcus Westbury, 23 October 2007
Keep Going- Exhibition catalogue, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery.
A 40,000-year legacy - Article featuring the Tour of Beauty Project by Raphael Minder, FinancialTime, http://www.ft.com/home/asia
Redfern-Waterloo Tour of Beauty- Interview by A.Jaspers, Runway #9
Seeing What Needs to Be Seen, Dean, B., RealTime issue #78 April-May 2007 pg. 46
Squatter Writes, Hand, J.,Sydney Morning Herald, February 16 2007
Filmmaker Unwraps World of Burlesque, Dunger, K., MX, February 15, 2007
Gleaning Relational Aesthetics, Radok, R., Artlink Magazine, Vol 25 no 3, 2006
Mutiplicity- Exhibition Catalogue, G. Barkley, Museum of Contemporary Art, 2006
A Tactical Revolution, Barron, K. & Thoms, L , What We Do Is Secret, Issue 1, Vol 2, 2006
Squatspace, NAVA Quarterly, Quick, M, March 2006
Redfern-Waterloo Tour – A Thing of Beauty, Quick, M, South Sydney Herald, April 2006
Essay: Tour of Beauty, Vincent, E; Meanjin, vol. 65, no. 2, 2006
Covert Corporations and Organised Art, Johns, K.,un.Magazine, iss 7, 2006
A Wicked Problem: SquatSpace Tour of Beauty, Barron, K & Thoms, L, Vertigo, 2005
MJWF & SquatFest, Ihlein, L. , Natural Selection, Issue 5, 2005
Crowded In: The Multitude Makes A Comeback, Begg, Z., Disobedience, Centre For Contemporary Art and Politics, UNSW, 2005
At Home Being An Outsider, Verghis, S. Sydney Morning Herald, September 23, 2005
Kunst bargains, Jasper, A. Realtime 67 July 2005
Five Sydney shows in five hundred words, Lewis, R., un.Magazine, issue 1, 2004
Collecting the Uncollectable – The Network of Uncollectable Artists, Catherine Freyne,The deep End, ABC Radio, June 3, 2004
http://www.abc. net.au/rn/ deepend/stories/ 2004/1130184. htm
NUCA, Australia’s 50 Most Un-Collectable Artists’ Bubble-gum Collector Cards, COFA Students’ Association Annual Magazine, 2004
An unRealEstate Guide To Finding Your Own Gallery, Ihlein, L, Photofile, 70, Summer
Out Of Gallery, exhibition catalogue, Blacktown City Art Gallery
Uncollectable Prize Pool, Moore, T & Vincent, E, Spinach7, Issue 4, Winter/Spring, 2004
Momentum- Exhibition catalogue, UWS Grad Show 2003.
Italiani di Sydney- Exhibition catalogue, Historic Houses of NSW.
Italian Job- Article by R. Willis, The Daily Telegraph, August 30, 2003, p.18.
Carnivale-Multicultural Arts Festival- La Fiamma, September 17, 2003, p. 21.
Sydney tells its Italian Stories- La Fiamma, July 23, 2003,p. 21.
Mente Locale- D.Sidari on the Italiani di Sydney Exhibition, www.mentelocale.it/contenuti/index_html/id_contenuti_varint_7957
City Search on the Italiani di Sydney Exhibition http://sydney.citysearch.com.au/profile?id=28539
Unreal estate, Newcastle Herald, October 5, 2002, by M.Gadd.
Haiku Reviews, Issue 1, http://www.greensquareproductions.com/, Lucas Ihlein on D.Bonetto and E.Jay, by L.Ihlein
Art blends with the landscape, Penrith Press, June 21, 2002
Waste grows rich talent, Express, February 12, 2002, p6, by V.Massey
Radio Anche Tu, May 14 2001, hosted by F.Raco on Radio Italia.
Requesting the Pleasure, Cathcart, M. Radio National, 30 November 2000, http://www.abc. net.au/rn/ arts/atoday/ stories/s218081. htm
Le finestre di Diego Bonetto, La Fiamma, November 3 1999, p 23, by Danilo Sidari
Norton Street a canvas for Italian artists, S. Wotton , Village Voice, September 1999, p13
Diego Bonetto, what a creativity, SonoSiamoItaliani, May- June 1999, p2
A metaphysical expression of life, Williams, K., Central Western Daily, Jan. 1 1998, pg 1
Message to Australia, Sue Harding, Central Western Daily, August 29 -1998
Presentations and talks
Presentations and talks
2011-14 Foraging in the City with Diego Bonetto, series of performances as part of the Crave, Sydney international Food Festival.
Fast Break, presentation of Big Fag Press at event organised by Sydney Powerhouse Museum.
Festival of Unpopular Culture, presentation and performance
Nettle, dock and dandelion. Environmental weeds or environmental belonging? Conference paper delivered at the Weeds Society of Victoria seminar: Contentious Perspectives on Weeds
2010 Tipping point, Art and science seminar, Performance Space.
Wildlife Safari, guest speaker in artwork by Joni Taylor, part of In The Balance, MCA, Sydney
Residenze d'Artista, series of conferences and debates with artists, art historians, curators, botanists and naturalist on the role of art amongst nowadays climate emergency, Fondazione Baruchello, Rome Italy.
Wildlife in the City, roundtable at The ClubHouse, Performance Space Urban Transformations Series.
2009 AUT/AUT, progetto per l’arte contemporanea indipendente, curated by Manuela Macco and Guido Salvini; presentation of personal and collectve artistic practice. Fluxus Atelier, Torino, Itlay.
2008 Biennale of Sydney Constellation3: Extra/ordinary cities: the cultural dynamics of urban intervention; presentation of Tour of Beauty Project with the SquatSpace collective, Canley Vale
Artist Talk; as part of the Science Fair exhibition, First Draft, Sydney
2007 Weed gathering: ethnobotanical practices in a cosmopolitan society; Paper delivered at the 2007 UTS Conference on Cosmopolitan Civil Societies, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. http://www.shopfront.uts.edu.au/news/ccs_conference.html
Rioting Suburbs; presentation of the Tour of Beauty Project on behalf of Squatspace, Cross Art projects, Sydney.
Challengers; presentation of the Tour Of Beauty Project and screening of Documentary, Laboratorio Morion, Venice, Italy.
2006 A Weed World; presentation of the Weedyconnection project in conjunction with German artists Iris-A-Maz, Sydney, Sydney.
Contention or Consensus; presentation of the Tour Of Beauty Project and screening of Documentary, part of the National Symposium on Art in Public Space and Social Change, Gasworks and RMIT University, Melbourne.
Independent Short Film; presentation of a curated program of films from the SquatFest archives, Mercury Cinema, Adelaide.
Weedy Connection; presentation of the Weedyconnection project at Environment Week lecture series at the University of Sydney.
2004 Understanding cultural differences when it comes to politics, Conference paper, The Italian effect, University of Technology, Sydney