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,…

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…

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…

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…

M.A.D.E Eureka Flag Cupcakes Centre for Australian Democracy

Ready to launch:: MADE Ballarat

4 – 31 MAY – WE R YOU: OUR FACES, OUR COMMUNITY MADE BALLARAT :: DYNAMIC PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION … M.A.D.E is proud to feature ‘We R You’ for the month of May. Funded by the Victorian Department of Justice and supported by the City of Ballarat, ‘We R You’ is engaging people across our community…

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…

We R You paste ups – 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…

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…

We R You photography workshops ballarat

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…

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…

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