Robert Barca is a freelance photographer from Bratislava, Slovakia. While completing his MSc degree in International Relations and Development, he studied in Czech Republic, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and China. He is currently enrolled in a BA program at the Institute of Creative Photography of the Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic. He gained his first experience with reportage photography while working at a Slovak weekly magazine .týždeň. His photographs have been published in a number of Slovak and Czech media outlets. His work has been recognized in Slovak Press Photo and Czech Press Photo competitions. His main focus lies in reportage and documentary photography.


  • Slovak Press Press Photo 2019, Nomination in Daily Life category, series, (Never) Alone
  • Slovak Press Photo 2018, 1st prize in Students and Young Photographers category, series, We’re in This All Alone
  • Slovak Press Photo 2018, Young Talent of the Year, We’re in This All Alone
  • Kolga Tbilisi Photo 2018, Shortlisted in Reportage category, series, Yes to Erdogan, No to Democracy
  • Czech Press Photo 2017, 1st prize, Spot News category, singles, Yes to Erdogan, No to Democracy
  • Slovak Press Photo 20171st prize, Spot News category, series, Yes to Erdogan, No to Democracy



  • We Believe, OFF Festival 2019, Obchodný dom Dunaj, Bratislava, group exhibition
  • Slovak Press Press Photo 2019, Kunsthalle, Bratislava, Slovakia, group exhibition
  • Prague Photo 2019, Prague, Czech Republic, group exhibition
  • Close/Far (Daleko/Blízko), Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia, group exhibition
  • We’re in This All Alone (Sme v tom sami), Zichyho palác, Bratislava, Slovakia, solo exhibition
  • Mezičas, ITF, Dům umění Opava, Opava, Czech Republic, group exhibition
  • Slovak Press Photo 2018, Kunsthalle, Bratislava, Slovakia, group exhibition
  • Czech Press Photo 2017, Old Town Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, group exhibition
  • Slovak Press Photo 2017, Old Town Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia, group exhibition
  • Eintopf, Czech Photo Centre, Prague, Czech Republic, group exhibition
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