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Ballarat on Better Homes and Gardens!

Photo wall mural in Ballarat Channel 7 Better Homes and Gardens show traveled to some of Australia’s best locations while celebrating the influential local legends who are motivating their communities. Presenter Tara Dennis joined local photographer Aldona Kmiec during the program, touring Ballarat and showcasing all it has to offer in terms of arts and culture.

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Ballarat Foto Biennale Photography Exhibition

‘Introspective’ by Artist Aldona Kmiec | Ballarat International Foto Biennale Join me on Opening Night on Sat, August 22nd, 5pm | Venue: Mitchell Harris Wines “Submerged in their own worlds, dreams are reluctant subjects to photograph. Sometimes a dream image materialises and we catch a glimpse of that other world. Sometimes these images emerge thanks to the…

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Kryal Castle Photoshoot

One more ambitious photoshoot behind me! I wanted to Thank a great team at the Kryal Castle for letting me use their premises today. Thank you to my fellow artist and friend Nathan Curnow for his great spirit despite wearing a 20kg heavy armour for three hours and to Serena Eldridge for a coffee when we needed…

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Portrait of Gordon Prior, disability advocate

Gordon Prior portrait for Museum of Australian Democracy What makes you, you? Should people care more about doing the right thing, or doing things right? Recently I was invited to contribute to an important project Grassroots Democracy: The Campaign for Disability Rights Exhibition for M.A.D.E Ballarat alongside photographers like Belinda Maison, Margerita Coppolino and Leon Woods to…

Klobuck rynek handel

Trip to Poland

Takie Sobie Obserwacje.. Klobuck Poland, Wednesday market with Fujifilm XT1 23mm Klobuck is a town in Poland, with approx 13,193 inhabitants. Located in the Silesian Voivodeship, about 15 km northwest of Częstochowa, Kłobuck was granted town rights in 1339, during the reign of King Casimir III the Great. Jan Długosz who is best known for his Annales seu cronici incliti regni Poloniae (Annals or…

Łódź Street Photography festival Poland street photography

Łódź Street Photography

Łódź, Poland 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. The train ride took around 2 hours,…

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Canberra War Memorial

Why are we still at war Last year I had the opportunity to visit the Parliament and a War Memorial in Canberra with LBWR Leadership Group. Seeing the story of The Great War WWI from an Australian perspective and with Polish eyes was a very special thing to me. Our guide John Peterson (in picture)…

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Shermaine Heng: Breathe, Woman!

Artist-in-Residence, Shermaine Heng has worked with women from diverse cultural backgrounds in Ballarat throughout February and March 2015. Together they developed a 40 minute contemporary dance piece that reflects their unique stories and experiences. Women of all ages and backgrounds have contributed to the piece in many creative ways, through individual choreography, interviews and much…

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Artists navigate Melbourne : Chatting up Melba event

Artists navigate Melbourne & Chatting up Melba: Conversations sparked by Art event photos Sofitel Melbourne On Collins Event 19 February 2015 Twelve highly acclaimed Australian artists, including Rone, Bindi Cole and Ha Ha!, are showcased in 37°48’S: artists navigate MELBOURNE, an exciting and provocative visual art project and exhibition at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins. The…