Geetha Thurairajah’s tablet-drawn paintings question art history and its meaningfulness

By Rebecca Fulleylove

Artist Geetha Thurairajah’s paintings are “theatrical spaces that exist in a state of inbetweenness”, operating in both the digital and physical world, they are at once representational and abstract. “I am interested in playing with the logic of symbols, forcing them to operate in often contradictory ways,” explains Toronto-based Geetha. “For instance, birds in the far distance will sit on top of the painting as impastoed paint or the lines that represent movement on a tipping coffee cup will be frozen in time and space.”

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