Gilbert Bel-Bachir was born in Casablanca Morocco, in 1959.
He was educated in France and Australia and came into photography in 1980.
Since the mid-80s, his work has been exhibited in Australia, and Europe.
He also curated and co-curated exhibition in Europe, and Australia.
His work has been acquired by various institutions, private collectors, in Australia, and Europe.
The Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.
The Australian Maritime Museum, Sydney Australia.
The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, Sydney Australia.
The Macedonian Museum of contemporary Art,Thessaloniki Greece.
Michel & Michelle Auer collection, Geneva Switzerland
Montpellier Photovisions Galerie, Montpellier France.
The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah Australia.
Sir Elton John Photography Collection, England.
Drill Hall Gallery, Australia National University, Canberra, Australia.