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Ben

Barek

artist statement.

Barek is a Melbourne-based urban artist who works with street murals, wheat-pasting and stickers, injecting life into overlooked places and spaces. Celebrated for his other-worldly characters, his stylised works take form on canvas, in sculptural pieces and in re-worked vintage paintings, prints and advertising. Barek is skilled in acrylics, ink, watercolour and sculptural installations. His work can be seen locally, interstate and around the globe; in streets, galleries and private collections.