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Why Artists Must Experiment There's no innovation without experimentation

Why Artists Must Experiment

There’s no innovation without experimentation Art making is mysterious and personal. During COVID lockdown it has gotten even more challenging.  No one has ever answered that question “where do your ideas come from,” because none of us really knows? We, as artists must experiment in order to find their way around themselves. Constantly. Art practice…

Aldona Kmiec Social Impact Art Invisible Lives Limited edition print

Social Impact Art

It is 6 years today since my friend’s family’s visa was ceased: ✖️no visa ✖️no right to paid work ✖️no Medicare So I created this artwork and exhibition titled “Invisible Lives” for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale festival in 2017 to bring awareness and support them any way I can. This artwork is also available to…

Inertia Head in Sand photo Feelings of Inertia Musings of a Visual Artist

Inertia

It has gotten to me. Inertia. I can’t sleep. Photography exhibition project in the pipeline and I crumble like no tomorrow. The comforting thing is, I’m not alone to anxiety, in fact everyone goes through more or less similar experience. But how debilitating is it?!!! Correct. I feel like a heavy bucket of sand today.…

The view from the East Ballarat Photography Migration and Art Faces of migration Aldona Kmiec Ballarat London traveller pan exposure

The view from the East

East and West, or in between, these words seem to succinctly describe my life. I was born in the communism era of late seventies and eighties in Poland. It was tough. Growing up, I was noticing that people around me have always desired change, yet not always acted on their instinct because sometimes they just…

Iconic Australian backyards prints Hills Hoist print Great Australian Backyard Hills Hoist

The Great Australian backyard

Australian backyard, an iconic feature of the Australian suburb is changing fast. A large backyard is no more, it has largely disappeared from new Australian suburbs substituted by much smaller outdoor spaces. Whatever the size of lot, the dwelling now covers most of its area. The current urban planning does little to prevent it. Land developers…

Flying Object Lakes Entrance beach

Flying Object: photographic haiku

Flying object kinetic force of unknown origin came lightning fast interrupting the air currents Every Wednesday I’m at the Lakes Entrance beach. I never know what I will find. Analytical brain questions everything: why, what does it mean, what is the message/concept behind it, what do I do with it now, why did it land…

Memories of tomorrow Snow under my feet poem poetry ballarat Aldona Slow living daisies ballarat australia photography life philosophy

Memories of tomorrow

My home isn’t fancy. I don’t own a fancy car and my phone screen has finally cracked – result of being thrown into in my bag too many times.. I’m quite amazed that I even bought a car, my first car at 39! I de-cluttered most of things in my life, major clean up. Feels…

Dreamscapes portraits Aldona Kmiec Artist Unicorns are real Photographic limited edition print

Dreamscapes

Dreamscapes are Aldona Kmiec’s new photographic series. Aldona’s use of photography brings the viewer a unique dreamscape perspective of the Australian landscape and explores the feminine psyche. Limited edition photographs of staged performances with romantic scenes of local art heroes emerging from an ever-changing landscape are part of the Dreamscapes series. Elusive unicorn in a dreamlike walk…

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