Balancing Act pregnant mother Giclee Print Melbourne Home Aldona Kmiec Photographic art
Balancing Act print Aldona Kmiec Artist Dreamscapes pregnant woman in red dress
Balancing Act pregnant mother Giclee Print Melbourne Home Aldona Kmiec Photographic art

Balancing Act

Limited Edition Print AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY at Art Lovers Australia Aldona Kmiec Artist

‘Balancing Act’ is, in other words, an attempted self portrait, employing not myself as subject but a model friend Magda Kazmierczak, designed to act as a vehicle to explore my personal experiences across cultures. I was born beneath a red flag in Poland, but I grew up steeped in the proud traditions of our once great and free nation. I’m deeply nostalgic for the distant and faded music of my old red accordion, the one I learned to play as a child. I shared some of my happiest times with that instrument and with a friend who did not survive our youth.

Above all, the image, while touching on memories which point to the past, is also a contemporary one. It speaks much of my life now in a new country, the possibilities of new birth and renewal in my current life in Australia as I attempt to balance all the aspects of myself, my life past and present.

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Balancing Act print, 2014 | Limited Edition framed artwork by artist Aldona Kmiec