geetha thurairajah

geetha thurairajah (b. 1986) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design and Wilfrid Laurier University. Recent exhibitions include Migration is more momentous than ancient invasions, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery; No body to talk to, Invisible Exports, New York; Downward Flower, Fourteen30, Portland (all 2019); An Assembly of Shapes, Oakville Galleries (2018); Mingling with flowers panthers’ eyes, The New Gallery, Calgary; Here’s Looking at You, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm (both 2017) and Goodbye here no matter where, 8eleven, Toronto (2016).

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forthcoming 2 person exhibition with Gabi Dao, Unit 17 2020

Exhibitions

Residue (2019)

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Publications

to shape a sword (2017)

Migration is more momentous than ancient invasionsinstallation view, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Falling or Just Dead, 2018, installation view

Falling or Just Dead, 2018, acrylic and oil on canvas, 122 x 107cm

Migration is more momentous than ancient invasionsinstallation view, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Migration is more momentous than ancient invasionsinstallation view, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Migration is more momentous than ancient invasionsinstallation view, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

I crawl on the ground and rise on a pillar, 2018, installation view

I crawl on the ground and rise on a pillar, 2018, acrylic and oil on canvas, 122 x 107cm

Migration is more momentous than ancient invasionsinstallation view, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

If you're stuck in the past you're depressed and if you're fixated on the future you're anxious, 2018

Power, Purging and Politics, 2018, installation view

Power, Purging and Politics, 2018 (detail)

Shadow Boxer, 2018, installation view

E-A-R-T-H, 2018, installation view

E-A-R-T-H, 2018, acrylic and oil on canvas, 122 x 107cm

Born Again, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 101.6 x 40.6cm

Onement, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 101.6 x 40.6cm

Neophyte, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 101.6 x 40.6cm

What do you mean I and II, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 101.6 x 40.6cm ea.

No body to talk to, installation view, Invisible Exports (New York)

Convergence, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 101.6 x 40.6cm

Subtle Exchanges, 2019, acrylic on canvas, pine, 243.8 x 60.9cm

We Work to Pay Bills, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 101.6 x 40.6cm

I heard you’re more intuitive if you use ‘I feel’ more…, 2017, acrylic and flash on canvas, 122 x 91cm

In time we’ll learn we’re one in the same, 2017, acrylic and flash on canvas, 122 x 91cm

Nightline, installation view, Pier 44 (New York)

Nightline, installation view, Pier 44 (New York)

A Kind of Existence After My Own Heart, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

Finding Our Way Back, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

It wasn't the right kind of performance and now we're not friends but I just heard from your sister, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

We Left She Stayed, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

Drink up 'cause Tahiti ain't free, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

From Here You Look Different to Me, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

Make It Rain, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm

hotlines, 2016

hotlines, 2016 (detail)

hotlines, 2016 (detail)

Goodbye Here, No Matter Where, installation view, 8eleven (Toronto)

Bound, 2015

Casting Back, 2015

Casting Back, 2015 (detail)

To Keyt (with love), 2015

To Keyt (with love), 2015 (detail)

Cargo Fantasies, 2015

Cargo Fantasies, 2015

Passing of the Olive Branch, 2015

Swimming for Idols, 2015