Gippsland Street Art Bairnsdale All of Us Bairnsdale East Gippsland paste up

Gippsland Street Art

East Gippsland cultural diversity in an art project All of Us РGippsland Street Art in Bairnsdale With huge thanks to East Gippsland Shire Council Andrea, Mark, our printer Cathleen and local participants! Enjoy! Hope local schools will pick up this idea. All of Us Posters, Bairnsdale

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Street Photography Workshop

Huge thanks to everyone who came to my Street Photography talk at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute, we also saw a fabulous collection of vintage cameras by collector Roger Burrows and Max Harris Photographic Collection. Liberty or Liability? These are not easy times for street photographers, for whom acting suspiciously is an occupational hazard and loitering…

Ballarat Murals Aldona Kmiec Street art photography

Ballarat Murals

Back in 2013, I facilitated a series of installations of large format paste ups, designed to combat tagging in known graffiti hotspots. Black and white posters were displayed in more than 9 locations and featured portraits of hundreds of Ballarat residents. Working with various community groups was very rewarding. During the five months long project,…

Ballarat Photography Tours with Photographer Aldona Kmiec Ballarat Think big you have nothing to loose Dr Blake Mysteries Bar Lydiard Street Aldona Kmiec Photography

Ballarat Photography Tours

Ballarat is a vibrant city best known for its architecture, the Eureka Stockade, Sovereign Hill but also a thriving arts community. Aldona Kmiec, a Professional Photographer and a Ballarat local invites you to join her for a photo walking tour around the city while learning invaluable DOs and DONTs of photography! Get active, see the city from a different…

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP BMI Ballarat Mechanics Institute Aldona Kmiec Photography

Street Photography Workshop

Life has so many moments that you want to capture. You have the camera but are you getting what you want? Sign Up to Street Photography Workshop with Ballarat Photographer Aldona Kmiec. Street photography is one of the most interesting yet overlooked genres. Capturing architecture, people in passing, odd details, and intriguing signage, street photography…

Klobuck rynek handel

Trip to Poland

Takie Sobie Obserwacje.. Klobuck Poland, Wednesday market with¬†Fujifilm XT1 23mm Klobuck is a town in¬†Poland, with approx 13,193 inhabitants. Located in the¬†Silesian Voivodeship, about 15¬†km northwest of¬†Czńôstochowa, KŇāobuck was granted town rights in 1339, during the reign of King¬†Casimir III the Great. Jan DŇāugosz who is¬†best known for his¬†Annales seu cronici incliti regni Poloniae¬†(Annals or‚Ķ

ŇĀ√≥dŇļ Street Photography festival Poland street photography

ŇĀ√≥dŇļ Street Photography

ŇĀ√≥dŇļ, Poland Captured on Fujifilm XT1,¬†XF 23mm F1.4 R The¬†train ride from Czńôstochowa to¬†ŇĀ√≥dŇļ, a beautiful European city with¬†Parisian architecture and¬†the best film school in the country was just as expected. I haven’t been to Poland for quite a while, three years in fact so I was hungry to see and experience¬†everything again and afresh.‚Ķ

We R You final statistics

Ballarat’s¬†We R You project has now wrapped up its wings – our friendly helpers will be visiting the sites for some time and replacing a couple of damaged posters. I wouldn’t be myself if I haven’t collated some kind of handy statistics for you. 135 Days Project duration 174 Signatures of Participants 1082 Files/Portraits taken‚Ķ

Public Art Ballarat Portrait Photography Aldona Kmiec faces project

We R You SportsBiz wall

Last¬†Installation of We R You Faces – completed Ballarat: You are awesome! Public art Ballarat! Get down to Bakery Hill to see 29 metres of posters. Find your face and most importantly please keep the public art discussion going! Without your input, consistency and new ideas it won’t happen. Our biggest We R You Faces‚Ķ

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Ballarat Heritage Weekend: Living Heritage Postcards

Ballarat Heritage Weekend in postcards Vibrant history does live in Ballarat: Ballarat Heritage Week is one of the most popular events exploring the rich heritage of the gold mining town: finest Victorian buildings, steam train rides, vintage costumes and high tea. In Living Heritage, the first year acting students from the University of Ballarat have…

Ballarat art in public We R You paste up project Weeremar Park Wendouree West

Toilet paper anyone?

Ballarat street art Gooey¬†sticky hands!!… Just finished the posters at Weeremar Park Wendouree West & Victory Park Sebastopol And, don’t forget – it’s tomorrow! Bridge Mall photo shoot will be happening this Saturday.¬†Great Opportunity¬†to have your portrait featured in the We R You project!¬†Open to public. Saturday¬†April 27th 10am – 2pm Join us from 10-2pm‚Ķ

We R You paste ups ‚Äď New Faces at The Lane

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

Vickers Park Sebastopol Public Toilets

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