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.…

ANZAC War Memorial Canberra Australia

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)…

Shermaine Heng Breathe Woman Ballarat

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…

Artists Navigate Melbourne exhibition with Mayor Robert Doyle 37degrees48S

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…

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BAF Eureka Art Award

Eureka Art Award Winner I am very pleased to announce that I have just won the Ballarat Arts Foundation 2016 Eureka Art Prize for the artwork called “Balancing Act’. It features my (then pregnant) Polish friend Magda Kazmierczak. This year the judges were Melissa Griffin (BAF), Gordon Williamson (BAF) and Mark Guirguis (Ballarat surgeon, founder of GNAP…

Aldona Kmiec Finalist Bowness Photography Prize 2014

2014 Finalist Bowness Photography Prize

William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize Finalist 2014 $25 000 non-acquisitive first prize and $1 000 People’s Choice Award. PRESS RELEASE Woo hoo! Extremely proud to see my portraiture work about migrants shortlisted in this year MGA Bowness Photography Prize together with 47 other names. All finalists images, please click here. Here’s a great photo coverage from announcement night…

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37° 48′ S: artists navigate MELBOURNE

Curated by Dianna Gold & Carmel Wallace, 37° 48′ S: artists navigate MELBOURNE is an exciting and provocative visual art project exploring the cultural diversity of contemporary Australia as exemplified by life in Melbourne. Street-art practices and traditional printmaking techniques are on an equal footing as twelve diverse, exceptional Melbourne artists consider the cultural, natural and built…

Rug Up Winter Festival Photos

Rug Up Winter Festival Photos Mining Exchange Ballarat 12-13 July FULL GALLERY HERE If you’d like a print of your family photo, please add to Lightbox and contact Aldona Kmiec on 0433 162 791 or visit Big Space Photography Studio 119a Sturt Street Ballarat Aldona Kmiec Professional Event Photography Studio Big Space 119a Sturt Street Ballarat