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Reen Barrera

Description

Born in Paris but was swiftly moved to the Philippines as an infant; he was raised by his grandparents. As a child, Reen Barrera fixed religious wooden sculptures in his neighbourhood. The excess wood gathered is what he used to make his toys.

He majored in Fine Arts in the Far Eastern University. Originally going corporate after graduation, he soon found his way back into the arts wherein he focused on the creation of Ohlala based on his tribulations of the past. He often mixes different kinds of paint and materials to produce textures and details that try to find the balance between chaos and peace. Inspired by Basquiat’s heavy and brave paint strokes, he intends to evoke the same kind of imagery in his works to his audience.