We R You paste up project Ballarat street art

Ballarat faces

Time to post all Ballarat faces from WeRYou mural project again. Ballarat has been changing fast, is more progressive and open, to everyone. It has attracted a whole bunch of vibrancy. What’s so special? People. And the history. Pre, during and after Gold rush. It has been inclusive. The word ‘Ballarat’ is derived from local Wathaurong Aboriginal…

Bohemian Secret Australian Bush landscape large format camera

Artist Documentary: Sonia Macak

Meet Sonia Macak, Czech born photographer living just outside of Ballarat. In 2013 we spent a day together in her darkroom. Sadly, in 2016 Sonia’s property was much affected by fire but luckily no buildings were burnt down. In my film, Sonia reenacts the fascination with wet plate collodion photography, something quite magical in the era of post-photography, iPhones…

Aldona Kmiec Artist Under the Floorboards Uniting Care mosaic portrait artwork Aldona Kmiec

We Are To Inspire Poem

Dr George Halasz is a Psychiatrist, Author & Speaker. Dr Halasz has lectured in Australia and overseas at conferences, conducted workshops and participated on a range of panels. In 2005 he co-ordinated a group of psychology Facilitators on the Adult March of the Living 2005 to the concentration camps of Poland. He has visited the Ballarat exhibition and wrote…

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…

We R You paste up project Ballarat

Eclectic Tastes Ballarat

:: We R You continues…at Eclectic Tastes Ballarat Another day.. another wall! Eclectic Tastes apart from great coffee and sticky dates caramel pudding yum! also serves large format We R You portraits of people from our community on its walls. Thank you to the owner for contacting us and letting us use your walls. Come down…

We R You paste up project Weeremar Park Wendouree West

Toilet paper anyone?

Ballarat Art in public places 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…

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…