Paul Barbera was born in Melbourne, Australia. He completed a Bachelor of
Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1994. Paul works between Melbourne, Amsterdam and New York, also lived in various locales that include Berlin, Prague, Singapore and Rome.
During this time, Paul established himself as an interiors and lifestyle photographer, working with publications like View on Color, Bloom, Elle Decor, Freundin, Grazia, Vogue Living and Jalouse. Paul has also worked extensively on advertising productions either working closely with his agents or putting together his own creative team for clients like Moorilla, David Jones, Coke, Ikea, and Wolfblass. His work has taken him to places like India, New York, Argentina, Turkey, Brazil, Germany, Italy and Bali to name a few.
As Paul travel's for assignments, he looks up artists & creatives. Where they Create is a visual document of their creative environments. The project is just published as a book by FRAME, featuring interviews with 32 studios. You can order the book at
Another project Paul is working on is called LOVE-LOST. It's an ongoing narrative with images of girls around the world. Paul captures them in a seductive and voyeuristic way: Love-Lost