Under the Floorboards Uniting Care Art Project Ballarat Australia

Under the Floorboards. Week Two (part 2)

SECOND WEEK I’m shooting hundreds of images weekly at the moment, which is nothing new. The trouble is to stay on top of it. Most of them to go on the background of the mosaic portrait. The weather has not been great at all to start with, but I was lucky enough to be working inside…

Aboriginal hand Under the Floorboards Uniting Care Art Project Ballarat Australia

Under the Floorboards. Week Two (part1)

SECOND WEEK (part 1) Cold and rainy outside.. But inside the Uniting Care Church Op-Shop and Bookshop on Dana Street called The Light Lounge and it’s a completely different feeling… I have heard it is the best op shop/bookshop in Ballarat – it probably is! Good tunes, someone playing a piano, someone homeless relaxes by…

Never give up Under the Floorboards - daily artist journal 

Under the Floorboards. First week

Under the Floorboards – daily artist journal So yes! Welcome! I have started creating the commissioned artworks for Under the Floorboards project with Uniting Care. I thought I would share here a little narrative about my experiences first and show some background images along the way.. First of all – thank you Uniting Care for…

Uniting Care Under the Floorboards project welcomes Ballarat Artist Aldona Kmiec

Under the Floorboards_ Media Release 1 August

Uniting Care Ballarat, Under the Floorboards Everyone’s journey is different, A red carpet is rolled out for some. Whilst others trod under the floorboards, Away from the lights and the sun… UnitingCare Ballarat’s unique project, Under the Floorboards, welcomes Ballarat Artist Aldona Kmiec as the first artist-in-residence at the agency’s busy Outreach Centre in Dana…

Under the Floorboards Uniting Care Art Project

Under the Floorboards_ Media Release 26 July 2012

Under the Floorboards Everyone’s journey is different, A red carpet is rolled out for some. Whilst others trod under the floorboards, Away from the lights and the sun… UnitingCare Ballarat begins a unique artistic project, Under the Floorboards, with the first of 12 artist residences commencing on Monday 30th July.  Under the Floorboards is a…

Nathan Curnow, poet

I have started my exciting book project chatting to and photographing great portraits of great artists  Here’s my 2nd sitter, Nathan Curnow, talented poet & playwright. It was an early morning – sorry Nathan! www.nathancurnow.weebly.com/ Nathan Curnow

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…

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.…