Living on the island of Bohol since 2018, bən, a French citizen, has mainly resided in Europe during his professional career. A qualified engineer, he began painting in 2010 and created an association in Paris with two painters to help homeless people, offering them a place to escape everyday life through the practice of painting. In 2012, the artist had his first exhibition of his works under the patronage of the City of Paris. Then, in 2017, he definitively stopped his working life to explore Asia, particularly the Philippines. He settled in Bohol at the end of 2017, where he picked up his brushes and started painting again.
In 2020, he had his first exhibition on the Island of Mindanao (Cagayan de Oro), followed by a second exhibition in 2021 on the Island of Bohol, under the patronage of the Mayor of Tagbilaran City. His work is mainly inspired by abstract art and is produced in large formats using acrylic paint covered with a coat of varnish on raw cotton canvases.