EMPTY SPACES Behind the scenes 2012 Public Art Mentor Project City of Ballarat_AK2012

Empty Spaces project

Empty Spaces Project – finished filming just an hour ago. Project is ALMOST FINISHED, some editing still to be done and the final date of the Town Hall Projection to be officially announced by CoB. 2012 Public Art Mentor Project is supported by City of Ballarat. Behind the scenes images: Brendan Connor & Aldona Kmiec  â€¦

Dreamscapes art Ballarat Aldona Kmiec Photographer

Rustic Country Theme Love Ceremony

Rustic Country Weddings Here is a wedding that I just loved shooting. Located on a beautiful farm in Scarsdale,  surrounded by fruit trees and beautiful stencil decorations by Steph at Red Brick Gallery and behind on the hills an iconic Australian backdrop  – it was a dream country wedding. Guests were treated to a fantastic food by the…

"Aldona Kmiec Photography exhibition Gold Museum Sovereign Hill"

Gold Museum Sovereign Hill [16 Feb – 27 May 2012]

“Painting with Light” by Aldona Kmiec – recipient of the 2011 BAF Ballarat Arts Foundation Photography Grant Froth & Bubble Exhibition Flyer | Gold Museum Ballarat Sovereign Hill FROTH & BUBBLE Celebrating 20 Years of the Crafts Council of Ballarat at Adam Lindsay Gordon Cottage Joint project of the Crafts Council of Ballarat and the Gold Museum, presenting…

Mount Kosciuszko Run Mountain Cycling The End of Summer Snowy Mountains Australia NSW Aldona Kmiec Photographer"

On yer bike!!

Czas na rower. Wyprawa na Górę Kościuszki. 13 Lutego 2011 10.16am Rower zawsze mial i ma do tej pory specjalne miejsce w moim zyciu. Będąc dzieckiem, wszędzie jezdzilo sie na rowerach, do sklepu, na niedzielny piknik w pobliskim miasteczku, na niedzielną przejazdzkę z rodzicami.. Tak sie zaczęlo. Przenosimy sie w czasie. Jest luty 2011-go roku.…

Lost in Translation exhibition Ballarat

Lost in Translation exhibition

‘LOST IN TRANSLATION’ exhibition and movie screening featuring collaborations between Ballarat photographer Aldona Kmiec and prolific painter Casey Tosh – a body of work on Travel. It features internationally nominated multi-exposure images from Sumo Wrestling at the Kokugikan Sumo stadium, street scenes and large scale b&w Tokyo cityscapes as well as Casey’s expressionist style paintings…

Annual Report commercial Photography photography brief

Photography Brief for Annual Report

  Commercial Photography Brief Bacchus Marsh Lerderderg Library Photography  Client: Moorabool Shire Council Progressive shots of building stages: some new, concentration on building and design elements. The new Lerderderg Library shares much with the stunning natural landmarks that provide its inspiration. The canopy of leaves; the seemingly random but intricate network of branches, and the…

AOP Open Awards 2011 Entrant London UK

2011 AOP Open Awards London – Voting Open

MEDIA RELEASE  The 2011 AOP Open Exhibition has now been launched online, and the Public Vote is officially open! Polish born artist photographer Aldona Kmiec has been living and working in Ballarat for over a year now.  The artist assimilated to a different culture and the local community quite rapidly and has been working on…

Transient Photo Exhibition Ballarat International Photo Biennale Aldona Kmiec Art Photography

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2011. Transient

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2011 Pause and reflect: The journey behind the photo  By ABC Open Producer Marc Eiden Wed 07 Sep 2011   Polish born photographer Aldona Kmieć has lived a transient life. Globetrotting for ten years with camera in hand, Aldona’s travels came to a screeching halt last year when she discovered Ballarat.…

Photo-book Transient - b&w street international encounters. Traveling through light and space, contemplating time and flowing motion, finding myself in 'a location' and then experiencing the feeling of a 'dislocation'


For my  fringe exhibition Transient at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2011, I delve into my archive of street photography shot both on film/digital.  The exhibition chronicles my years of intrepid traveling, living between cultures and the flowing motion of being on the move.  I’ve always been fascinated by street photography and capturing what French photojournalist…