Born in Bandung, Indonesia in 1978, Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo studied fine art at Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia, graduating in 2001, and earned an MFA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK in 2005. Arin has been obsessed with the idea of painting as an expansion of a human method of freezing and preserving. animated by dynamic gesture, entropic progression, and alternating centrifugal and centripetal forces that gather and disperse pigments over the surface of his paintings. Rejecting the paintbrush in favor of direct application with his hands, Arin then moved on to industrial methods. In 2008, his impatience with the prolonged drying time of oil paint, further protracted by the layered density of his application, led him to experiment with pigmented resin, which has become his signature material.