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We R You – New Faces at The Lane

We R You street art project Great news! Yesterday we’ve finished installing new faces on the coarse brick wall of The Lane – George Hotel laneway between Armstrong/Lydiard St Nth. A couple of iPhone shots below, more to come.. The Lane street art project.¬†A comment that has just arrived: “The laneaway looks great Aldona, I‚Ķ

The Art of Henna :: Priti Mehta

Commissioned work for¬†Central Highland Arts Atlas   For¬†My Australia Photo Exhibition¬†at the Backspace Gallery from March 28th – April 14th 2013 Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat I set up a temporary Open Photographic Studio¬†and invited the public to come in to be photographed by me or themselves using a camera remote control. My latest article features‚Ķ

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Maori-English-Croatian: Shiree Pilkinton

Commissioned work for Central Highland Arts Atlas A friend of Shiree Pilkinton‚Äôs recently said ‚Äúso you‚Äôre Maori-English-Croatian, you speak French and you live in Australia‚Ķ.how did that happen?‚ÄĚ Not surprisingly, she is often asked this.¬† It does seem like an unusual mix, but as Shiree points out, there were a lot of Maori-Croatian intermarriages back‚Ķ

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We R You new sites

We R You¬† – New sites & community ideas call Most of you have by now seen the We R You project paste ups on Blockbuster Building corner Camp/Mair Streets… Guess what? We have a couple of new permissions for public artwork in new visible sites!! Exciting isn’t it? Last week me & Deborah went‚Ķ

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Multicultural faces

‘My Australia, My Journey’ photography project exhibition Opening Night Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat.¬†Exhibition runs until April 14th, open Thu-Sun 12-4pm “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that‚Ķ

Multicultural Australian faces

‘My Australia, My Journey’ photography project exhibition Opening Night Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat.¬†Exhibition runs until April 14th, open Thu-Sun 12-4pm “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that‚Ķ

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We R You and Harmony Fest Ballarat

All of us… …was the theme for the 3rd Harmony Fest Ballarat held yesterday in Camp Street. Organised by the City of Ballarat Harmony Fest event featured a great synergy of music, dance, food and diversity of cultures bringing ¬†5000 visitors for five hours of events. Food included Thai, Africa, Japanese, Mexican, Indian, Italian, French‚Ķ

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My Australia

Photography Exhibition & Open Studio Aldona Kmiec is¬†a¬†Polish¬†born¬†public artist, professional¬†photographer and Multicultural¬†Ambassador¬†of Ballarat. “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are sometimes straightforward and at other times atmospheric and abstract. Taken‚Ķ

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We R You – how we learn

We R You¬† – photography workshops around Ballarat You might have already seen our first public building¬†transformed¬†into an outdoor exhibition space. The¬†makeover¬†of the¬†Blockbuster¬†video building corner Mair/Camp street is now out for public to see (and judge). The public reaction have met our expectations ¬†– there were generally very positive and uplifting comments like: ‘I drove‚Ķ

Sneak peek: Cam & Jen’s Art Deco wedding

Sneak Peek wedding photos Melbourne wedding photographer¬†Aldona Kmiec One of the best things about editing wedding images is just the couple that sum up the whole day. Here are two that stood out for me… It’s a true privilege to witness the act of love. Happy Life together guys! Suit: Ben Sherman Hat: an 1950s‚Ķ

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Shooting Fine Art Portraits: Ajit Narsi

Commissioned work for¬†Central Highland Arts Atlas Fine Art Portraits Photography ‚ÄúSay Cheese‚ÄĚ!! Nothing worse than those words when the camera is pointed your way. That‚Äôs why these words aren‚Äôt often in my photography vocab. I sometimes¬†use the same word in my native Polish language which sounds exotic, or wait.¬†Personal¬†connection with¬†the subject¬†is perhaps the¬†only¬†method of capturing‚Ķ

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We R You prints

We R You Project Update – Large photography prints are ready! Yesterday we received our final batch of large format photography prints from our project partners QuickPrint! They are really big and look amazing!! It’s exciting to see what a little camera and a talented eye of our project participant can create. We are now‚Ķ

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Amie Br√Ľl√©e Red Jazz Trio

Friday shootouts Look who was passing by our lens during We R You paste-up photo project ¬†session last week… Amie Br√Ľl√©e from Red Jazz Trio. So we took some shots in old Ballarat lane-ways… Oh, the sun! Thanks for posing Amie!! “The Red Jazz Trio is a lovely bunch of musicians. Three to be precise.‚Ķ

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