Giorgio Barrera works with photography and video. Based in Milan, teacher and lecturer studied at the Marangoni Foundation in Florence and since 1996 he approached documentary photography by staging his photographs. Barrera later worked on the landscape placing a reflection on history and its ability to be cultured and interpreted within the present. From 1995 to 2002 worked as an assistant of Joel Meyerowitz especially in the organization of the Tuscany Workshops.
He's the author of several photographic surveys commissioned by major public and private institutions and he also made documentaries and short films experimenting with new cinematic languages.