QQ731 | Head On Photo Festival


Paul Skillen

Paul was officially given his first film camera at the age of five, but has been playing with cameras since he was two years old.

Born in the the UK in 1968, Paul bought his first DSLR in 2003. Freelancing for various UK regional and national newspapers, he moved to Perth, Western Australia in 2007.

In 2015 he commenced a Bachelor of Contemporary Art at Edith Cowan University and was first invited to exhibit with the Head On Photo Festival in 2016. he prefers not to say too much about himself, instead letting his photographs do the talking.

This exhibition documents life in the Western Australian mines, where workers fly in for two weeks of 12-hour shifts, sleeping and eating in quarters made from shipping containers. It’s a routine life of working, eating, sleeping, drinking, repeating...



Opening Hours: 
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Dates of Exhibition: 
05 May - 28 May