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We R You paste up project Ballarat street art

Ballarat faces

Time to post all Ballarat faces from WeRYou mural project again. Ballarat has been changing fast, is more progressive and open, to everyone. It has attracted a whole bunch of vibrancy. What’s so special? People. And the history. Pre, during and after Gold rush. It has been inclusive. The word ‘Ballarat’ is derived from local Wathaurong Aboriginal…

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 ugly 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. As part of five months…

Łódź Street Photography festival Poland street photography

Łódź Street Photography

Łódź, Poland Captured on Fujifilm XT1, XF 23mm F1.4 R The train ride from Częstochowa to Łódź, 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.…

We R You final statistics

Thanks also to all community groups who have supported this project and sent their participants our way: Victorian Police CoB Community Safety Committee Ballarat Health Refugee Support Group UnitingCare Ballarat Ballarat African Association CMY Centre for multicultural Youth CoB Cultural Diversity Unit & Multicultural Ambassadors CoB Youth Services BLX LinkUp – participation MADE Museum Mount…

We R You ABC Radio with Lily Partland | Aldona Kmiec participants

We R You ABC Radio Ballarat

ABC Ballarat Lily Partland interviewed participants of We R You faces Ballarat public art project. Great stories from great people – thank you again for your participation, energy and sharing your beautiful stories. The City of Ballarat’s arts and culture unit has been working with various community groups and services on an inclusive public art…

We R You prints paste up photography portrait Ballarat

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…

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…

WE R You paste ups street art Ballarat

We R You paste up Project kicks off!

Ballarat community photography collage poster We R You Community Engagement project  WHO               We R You is an initiative of the CoB Arts & Culture Unit, involving partnerships with community and Council agencies across Ballarat. Those providing letters of support and participation include: Victorian Police CoB Community Safety Committee Ballarat Health Refugee Support Group – participation…

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