Reko Rennie

Melbourne / Australia

Reko Rennie is an interdisciplinary artist, born and based in Melbourne, Australia. His Kamilaroi origin somehow focused him to explore his Aboriginal identity through contemporary media, thus creating wonderful stencil and spray paint artwork characterized by vibrant colors and line work. Reko Rennie’s works are featured as a part of the opening of URBAN NATION Museum in 2017. […]

Biography / Reko Rennie

Reko Rennie is an interdisciplinary artist, born and based in Melbourne, Australia. His Kamilaroi origin somehow focused him to explore his Aboriginal identity through contemporary media, thus creating wonderful stencil and spray paint artwork characterized by vibrant colors and line work. Reko Rennie’s works are featured as a part of the opening of URBAN NATION Museum in 2017.

Even though Rennie has never got formal art education, his love and talent when it comes to creating art is never to be doubted. He has been producing original artwork on the Melbourne streets. Doing art and illustrations that as he says “Explores issues of identity, race, law and justice, land rights, stolen generations and other issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders” which made him grow into an outstanding, unique artist. Rennie has exhibited as a solo artist and took part in numerous group exhibitions. His work delivers the perfect combination of his Kamilaroi heritage, mainly through the flora and the fauna and the aesthetics of the graffiti and street art. He uses lots of hand-draw symbols, diamond-shaped designs making repetitive almost hypnotic surface that looks mesmerizing. Rennie’s unique art provokes lots of discussions regarding his background culture and contemporary urban environment nowadays.

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