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Big Issue Ballarat

It doesn’t matter what you do. It’s important that you do something. www.thebigissue.org.au  The Big Issue magazine is a fortnightly, independent magazine that is sold on the streets by homeless, marginalised and disadvantaged people. Vendors buy a magazine for $3 and sell it for $6 keeping the profit.  They hold a licence and a photo identification. You…

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Family Eureka Day @MADE

The public exhibition / display of photographs will run for two weeks starting on ‘Eureka Day’ Tue 3rd December until 16th December. M.A.D.E  is providing each individual photographed today with one complimentary (FREE) full colour print of the photograph. Thank you so much to all who participated. The 30 ‘hero’ images will be displayed at…

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Molebatsi Motsepe:: Acting and universal issues

On acting and universal issues AK: Have you ever experienced unpleasant reactions towards your look and did it have an impact on your life or art and how did you deal with it? MM: South Africa, even after the Apartheid is still very segregated. […] My mum taught me how to handle people who were not so open…

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My Australia Exhibition: Ballarat Library

Diverse Cultures – Photography Exhibition 19 April-19 June :: Ballarat City Library Doveton St Nth . Aldona Kmiec is a Polish born artist, professional photographer and Multicultural Ambassador of Ballarat. “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec’s ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‘multiculturalism’ in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are…

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Open Photography Studio week I

Open Photography Studio Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat. Exhibition runs until April 14th “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec’s ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‘multiculturalism’ in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are sometimes straightforward and at other times atmospheric and…

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…

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Maori-English-Croatian: Shiree Pilkinton

Commissioned work for Central Highland Arts Atlas A friend of Shiree Pilkinton’s recently said “so you’re Maori-English-Croatian, you speak French and you live in Australia….how did that happen?” 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…

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Shooting Fine Art Portraits: Ajit Narsi

Commissioned work for Central Highland Arts Atlas Fine Art Portraits Photography “Say Cheese”!! Nothing worse than those words when the camera is pointed your way. That’s why these words aren’t 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…

We R You paste up project Aldona kmiec Photography BALLARAT, COMMUNITY, MULTICULTURAL, PASTE UP, STREET ART, WE R YOU

Paste-up photography We R You activity #6, 7

Paste-up photography – we’re in editing stage yay!!! Seven sessions and wow – just have a look! Fun portraits aren’t they! Our group is also growing – we now have Afghani, Australian, Togolese, Chinese, Japanese and Polish participants – we are a very creative multinational, multilingual and multicultural group. Anyone can join us regardless of…

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Carl Zeiss

Who doesn’t like Carl… Pottering around for some domestic shots with my favourite 50mm f1.8 primes… My sharp Rolleiflex lens came from ebay together with a Rolleiflex SLR camera that served me nearly 4 years until the winding mechanism got jammed. In August 2011 during the Ballarat International Foto Biennale camera swap market I found people who…

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