REINA



REINA

Japan | B.1989

With an interest in mythology and folklore, Reina draws inspiration from the tales and fables from around the world, reflects on the modern attitude towards nature and transfers the morals of the stories onto her canvases.

Reina believes that one could have a deeper connection with nature through studying mythology and folklore. Through her work, she hopes to re-establish the bond between people and nature as well as reminds us to respect the environment. In her Dreamtime and Brand New Day series, she retells the Aboriginal and Siberian folk stories , criticizing the modern-day violent attitude towards nature while emphasizing the interconnected relationship between humans and the environment.

Born in Toyama, Japan, Reina attended the University of Toyama from 2011 to 2013, earning a degree in Plastic Arts and a graduate degree in Art and Design. Her works have been exhibited in numerous museums and institutions acrossJapan, including Hamasaki Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka; Furusato Museum of Art, Toyama; Tsukuba Museum of Art, Tokyo; Art Complex Center, Tokyo; and O Museum, Tokyo, to name a few.

Ginza Six

25 - 26 Sep 2021
Ginza Six
Ginza, Tokyo, Japan