Translations: Paintings woven, scanned, embroidered, printed, reproduced and built.

Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
Postwest 2a: Ornament and Translation (SW1)
2014 - 2017

Installation View, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I: Ornament and Translation (SW1)
2014 - 2017

Installation View, Asia Society, NY
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) oil and .44 Magnum on canvas over 2 panels
I and I (Missed Twice); SW1-XY;
2014
oil and .44 Magnum on canvas over 2 panels
2 panels, 36 x 36 in. each, 36 x 72 in. overall
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) oil on canvas over panel, .44 magnum holes
I and I (Missed Twice) detail of bullet holes
2014
oil on canvas over panel, .44 magnum holes
2 panels, 36 x 36 in. each, 36 x 72 in. overall

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KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Handwoven cotton thread, hand embroidered silk, UV-cured, solvent-based inks on linen
I and I (Translate); SW1
2015 - 2016
Handwoven cotton thread, hand embroidered silk, UV-cured, solvent-based inks on linen
74 x 76.5 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Translate)
Detail showing embroidery, woven and printed panels
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Detail showing embroidery and woven panels
I and I (Translate); SW1
Detail showing embroidery and woven panels
Detail showing embroidery and woven panels
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Fiber reactive dyes on cotton
I and I (Others Hide); SW1
2016 - 2017
Fiber reactive dyes on cotton
74.5 x 77 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Others Hide); SW1
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Others Hide); SW1
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Digital C-Print mounted to aluminum
I and I (Return)
2017
Digital C-Print mounted to aluminum
36 x 36 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) UV-cured inkjet print on treated linen, wire mesh, wood, inkjet-printed carpet, wallpaper, audio speakers, looped soundtrack
PostWest 2: Ornament and Translation (SW1)
UV-cured inkjet print on treated linen, wire mesh, wood, inkjet-printed carpet, wallpaper, audio speakers, looped soundtrack
144 x 144 x 144 inches

Proposed Project. Digital Render
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
PostWest 2a: Orament and Translation (SW2)
2015 - 2017

Installation View, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Ornament and Translation); SW2
Detail

Installation View, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) oil and cotton thread on canvas
I and I (Cut Twice); SW2-XY
2015
oil and cotton thread on canvas
2 panels, 36 x 36 in. each; 36 x 72 in. overall
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) oil on canvas
I and I (Cut Twice); SW2-XY, detail
2015
oil on canvas
36 x 72 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Cut Twice); SW2-XY
detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Handwoven cotton thread, hand embroidered silk, fiber-reactive dyes on cotton
I and I (Translate); SW2
2015 - 2017
Handwoven cotton thread, hand embroidered silk, fiber-reactive dyes on cotton
74 x 74.5 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Translate); SW2
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Translate); SW2
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Fiber-reactive dyes on cotton
I and I (Others Hide); SW2
2015 - 2017
Fiber-reactive dyes on cotton
73.5 x 74.5 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Others Hide); SW2
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Others Hide); SW2
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Digital C-Print mounted to aluminum
I and I (return); SW2
2017
Digital C-Print mounted to aluminum
36 x 36 inches
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) UV-cured inkjet print on treated linen, wire mesh, wood, inkjet-printed carpet, audio speakers, looped soundtrack
Test Site (Pavilion No.2); SW2
UV-cured inkjet print on treated linen, wire mesh, wood, inkjet-printed carpet, audio speakers, looped soundtrack
144 x 144 x 144 inches

In Production.
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) oil and flame on canvas
I and I (Double Cross): SW3-XY
2016
oil and flame on canvas
2 panels, 48 x 48 inches each, 48 x 96 overall
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Translate); SW3

Digital render of in-production panels: handwoven cotton thread, hand embroidered silk, UV-cured, solvent-based inks on linen
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) oil on canvas, handwoven double weft cotton thread, embroidered silk on cotton, solvent based UV inks printed on gesso on canvas
I and I (Ornament and Translation)
2013 - 2015
oil on canvas, handwoven double weft cotton thread, embroidered silk on cotton, solvent based UV inks printed on gesso on canvas
9 panels, 24 x 24 in. each; 72 x 72 in. overall
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Ornament and Translation) detail

Clockwise from l to r: handwoven double weft cotton thread, solvent based UV inks and acrylic gesso on canvas, embroidered silk on cotton, oil on canvas.
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Ornament and Translation) detail #2

Clockwise from l to r: solvent based UV inks and acrylic gesso on canvas, oil on canvas, solvent based UV inks and acrylic gesso on canvas, handwoven double weft cotton thread.
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) embroidered silk on cotton and solvent-based inks and acrylic gesso on canvas over panel
Fuck Yeah (Small Version)
2013 - 2015
embroidered silk on cotton and solvent-based inks and acrylic gesso on canvas over panel
2 panels, 24 x 24 in. each; 24 x 48 in. overall
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
Fuck Yeah (Small Version)
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) Installation View
Geoemtries of Difference: New Approaches To Ornament and Abstraction
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
Installation View
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) handwoven wool tapestry and oil on canvas
I and I (Made Shoes For Everyone, But I'm Still Barefoot)
2012 - 2014
handwoven wool tapestry and oil on canvas
Tapestry: 96 x 96 in. Painting: 24 x 24 in.
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Made Shoes For Everyone, But I'm Still Barefoot) detail
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Made Shoes For Everyone, But I'm Still Barefoot) detail
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Made Shoes For Everyone, But I'm Still Barefoot) detail
Detail
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Made Shoes For Everyone, But I'm Still Barefoot) detail

Production View.
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation)
I and I (Made Shoes For Everyone, But I'm Still Barefoot) detail

Production View.
KANISHKA RAJA Postwest 2: I and I (Ornament and Translation) hand woven wool tapestry and solvent based UV inks and acrylic gesso on panel
I and I (Double Digit)
2014
hand woven wool tapestry and solvent based UV inks and acrylic gesso on panel
2 parts; 24 x 24 inches each
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