Giovanna Aryafara started her life-long passion for photography 40 years ago in Sydney, Australia, continued in New Zealand as a school Photographer for several years.
Over the years, she has exhibited her works in Australia, Bali, Brazil, and Thailand. She exhibited at the Africa Photo Festival 2018 in New York, Atlas of Humanity in Paris and Italy in 2019, and also Atlas of Humanity in Paris and Milan in 2022. Giovanna won the 2020 Africa in Focus Photo Competition for the "People / Cultures & Communities of Africa" category.
Giovanna travels to India and Ethiopia yearly, both for her business and Photography.
Her love for Photography, Art, fabrics, and tribal crafts come together at her highly regarded Home-wares and Lifestyle Stores ‘Bungalow Living Bali’. She also has a Photography Gallery and coffee house in Bali. Her work is on Exhibit throughout her two retail Stores and Gallery.
As a photographer, Giovanna Aryafara travels the world in search of subjects that awaken our emotions, invoke a sense of shared spirituality, and reveal our world through a minimalist, design-inspired lens. Her works offer access to the beauty of our Earth, inspired by her love of sharing the diversity of human experience.
Giovanna is dedicated to the promotion of awareness of these stories and supports human rights organizations around the world, such as Survival International, that help create a more just environment for all.
Giovanna lives in Bali with her husband, a Labradoodles, and a Ginger Cat.