Reena Devi is a Singaporean journalist and critic. She writes for regional and international media such as ArtAsiaPacifc (HK), Cobo Social (HK), Hyperallergic (NY) and Artsy (NY).
She is known for writing critical, fact-finding analysis on the art world in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Reena became a senior reporter at TODAY newspaper (SG) in 2016, fronting the shift to a news oriented coverage of the local arts scene. She broke over 15 stories in the span of a year, exploring issues such as cultural leadership, diversity in terms of race, arts funding, censorship and public engagement.
Subsequently, she moved to Yahoo Singapore where she wrote in-depth features and broke stories on arts, lifestyle and entertainment, before leaving in 2018 to write independently for regional and international art publications.
Reena holds a Msc. Renaissance to Enlightenment from the University of Edinburgh and worked at the Singapore Art Museum and National Heritage Board from 2012 to 2016.
She also edits and writes content about art, technology and 21st century society for exhibition catalogues, wall text, websites and social media.