AOP Open Awards 2011 Entrant London UK

2011 AOP Open Awards London – Voting Open

MEDIA RELEASE  The 2011 AOP Open Exhibition has now been launched online, and the Public Vote is officially open! Polish born artist photographer Aldona Kmiec has been living and working in Ballarat for over a year now.  The artist assimilated to a different culture and the local community quite rapidly and has been working on…


‘Out and About’ Festival

Photography Workshops for Seniors Are you a pro at digital cameras? Lead On Ballarat is running a digital photography workshops for seniors during the ‘Out & About Festival’ Photography with Professional Photographer Aldona Kmieć – Sat 8th Oct 10am-12pm and Sat 15th Oct 10am-12pm All workshops to be held at the Ballarat Library.  More information…

Transient Photo Exhibition Ballarat International Photo Biennale Aldona Kmiec Art Photography

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2011. Transient

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2011 Pause and reflect: The journey behind the photo  By ABC Open Producer Marc Eiden Wed 07 Sep 2011   Polish born photographer Aldona Kmieć has lived a transient life. Globetrotting for ten years with camera in hand, Aldona’s travels came to a screeching halt last year when she discovered Ballarat.…

Photo-book Transient - b&w street international encounters. Traveling through light and space, contemplating time and flowing motion, finding myself in 'a location' and then experiencing the feeling of a 'dislocation'


For my  fringe exhibition Transient at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2011, I delve into my archive of street photography shot both on film/digital.  The exhibition chronicles my years of intrepid traveling, living between cultures and the flowing motion of being on the move.  I’ve always been fascinated by street photography and capturing what French photojournalist…

Adam Lindsay Gordon Cottage Ballarat Botanical Gardens Australia Aldona Kmiec Photo

Adam Lindsay Gordon Cottage

Adam Lindsay Gordon Cottage A must see location for every Ballarat visitor. I used to volunteer here in 2010 and have great memories of working in the cottage right in the centre of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens. Poet Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870) was born in Fayal in the Azores on October 19th, 1833. He was educated…

‘Caucasian’, 2008

‘CAUCASIAN’ 2008 Hachiko Pedestrian Crossing, Tokyo JAPAN [photoshelter-img width=’950′ height=’655′ i_id=’I0000_ZHxvEai2z8′ buy=’1′] Photo © Aldona Kmiec 2008. All Rights Reserved.