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Aldona Kmiec – In the Process of Healing photo-installation

19/08/2017 @ 10:00 am - 17/09/2017 @ 4:00 pm

In the process of healing Aldona Kmiec Ballarat Foto Biennale exhibition

In the Process of Healing

Created specifically for installation at the Ballarat Welcome Centre, this exhibition attempts to remove the stigma around trauma and normalise conversations that are difficult.

“My vision is to give hope. To document the invisible lives, drowned by society’s attempts to maintain normalcy through keeping their eyes shut, pretending that lives don’t exist, referring to them as numbers.”

So many people have been affected either directly or indirectly by traumatic experiences resulting from displacement, mental and physical abuse, not just in Australia but all over the world. These are important conversations in any community. Learning how to talk about trauma and finding a way to move forward is beneficial to the whole community’s wellbeing. I hope this exhibition will create a space to do just that.

‘In the Process of Healing’ exhibition is part of 2017 Ballarat International Foto Biennale festival

Venue: Ballarat Welcome Centre 145 Victoria Street, Ballarat East
Exhibition Hours 19 Aug – 17 Sep 2017 Mon–Sun 10am–4pm

Official Launch August 26th 2-4pm RSVP here

Welcome: Tina Banitska, Director, Convent Gallery
Words: Nathan Curnow, Poet
Guest singer Rose Nakakeeto Ssekimpi

In the process of healing Aldona Kmiec Ballarat Foto Biennale exhibition
Aldona Kmiec ‘CHAIR OF NAILS’ | In the process of healing exhibition Photo: Aldona Kmiec Photography


19/08/2017 @ 10:00 am
17/09/2017 @ 4:00 pm
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