Artists on Art
Friday, September 30, 2011
7:15 PM–8:00 PM Free
Kanishka Raja creates paintings, installations and site-specific wall works in which images and information from disparate global settings interlock in complex visual fields suggestive of multiple and incongruent points of view. The artist divides his time between New York and Calcutta and the circuitry of his production is grounded firmly in the particular contingencies of this fracture.
Mr. Raja has been exhibited widely in the United States, India, and Europe. In 2004, he received the ICA/Digitas Artist Prize from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. His work is included in the collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA and the Meadows ArtMuseum, Dallas, TX. Mr. Raja is represented by Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York
Mr. Raja will lead a discussion on the current exhibition Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam (July 1 – October 24, 2011) on the sixth floor.