In Sanskrit, Dalit translates to shattered or broken. This is where I begin. Piecing together fragments of an ancient tale, from which I form a new beginning.

—Kirtika Kain

Exhibition Dates: 12 July – 3 August 2019
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Kirtika Kain Her, 2019; gold paint, human hair, charcoal, wax, hand made paper; 169 x 226 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain Her, 2019
gold paint, human hair, charcoal, wax, hand made paper
169 x 226 cm
Kirtika Kain sex, 2019; sindoor pigment, wax, plaster, hand made paper; 55 x 55 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain sex, 2019
sindoor pigment, wax, plaster, hand made paper
55 x 55 cm
Kirtika Kain smoulder, 2019; iron filings, gold pigment, human hair, wax, zinc; 47 x 47 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain smoulder, 2019
iron filings, gold pigment, human hair, wax, zinc
47 x 47 cm
Kirtika Kain unfurls, 2019; tar, human hair, copper; 34 x 34 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain unfurls, 2019
tar, human hair, copper
34 x 34 cm
Kirtika Kain skin, 2019; copper paint, human hair, wax, hand made paper; 34 x 34 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain skin, 2019
copper paint, human hair, wax, hand made paper
34 x 34 cm
Kirtika Kain Veda, 2019; tar, plaster, wax, copper; 34 x 34 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain Veda, 2019
tar, plaster, wax, copper
34 x 34 cm
Kirtika Kain soot, 2019; charcoal, wax, copper; 34 x 34 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain soot, 2019
charcoal, wax, copper
34 x 34 cm
Kirtika Kain veil, 2019; silver pigment, silver paint, plastic waste, zinc; 47 x 47 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain veil, 2019
silver pigment, silver paint, plastic waste, zinc
47 x 47 cm
Kirtika Kain smoke, 2019; iron filings, silver pigment, wax, zinc; 47 x 47 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain smoke, 2019
iron filings, silver pigment, wax, zinc
47 x 47 cm
Kirtika Kain rapture, 2019; kumkum powder, bristles, wax, hand made paper; 52.5 x 54 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain rapture, 2019
kumkum powder, bristles, wax, hand made paper
52.5 x 54 cm
Kirtika Kain pewter, 2019; iron filings, pewter paint, wax, zinc; 40 x 32 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain pewter, 2019
iron filings, pewter paint, wax, zinc
40 x 32 cm
Kirtika Kain temple, 2019; coper paint, human hair, wax, hand made paper; 38 x 38 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain temple, 2019
coper paint, human hair, wax, hand made paper
38 x 38 cm
Kirtika Kain Namdeo, 2019; copper, rope, copper paint; 55 x 55 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain Namdeo, 2019
copper, rope, copper paint
55 x 55 cm
Kirtika Kain Roma, 2019; natural pigment, oxidation, wax, etched copper; 66 x 48 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain Roma, 2019
natural pigment, oxidation, wax, etched copper
66 x 48 cm
Kirtika Kain night, 2019; m-seal, copper paint, wire mesh; 57 x 57 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain night, 2019
m-seal, copper paint, wire mesh
57 x 57 cm
Kirtika Kain rites, 2019; Indian cotton, coconut broom grass, gold pigment, wax; 52 x 40 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain rites, 2019
Indian cotton, coconut broom grass, gold pigment, wax
52 x 40 cm
Kirtika Kain offerings, 2019; coconut broom grass, gold pigment, wax; 52 x 44 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain offerings, 2019
coconut broom grass, gold pigment, wax
52 x 44 cm
Kirtika Kain corrupted, 2019; Indian clay, wax, hand made paper; 66 x 61 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain corrupted, 2019
Indian clay, wax, hand made paper
66 x 61 cm
Kirtika Kain rupture, 2019; birch broom twigs, sindoor powder, wax; 50 x 52 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain rupture, 2019
birch broom twigs, sindoor powder, wax
50 x 52 cm
Kirtika Kain heart, 2019; birch broom twigs, sindoor powder, wax; 50 x 50 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain heart, 2019
birch broom twigs, sindoor powder, wax
50 x 50 cm
Kirtika Kain shame, 2019; tar, Indian cotton, rope; 44 x 39 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain shame, 2019
tar, Indian cotton, rope
44 x 39 cm
Kirtika Kain burnt blood, 2019; religious thread, wax; 35 x 35 cm; Enquire
Kirtika Kain burnt blood, 2019
religious thread, wax
35 x 35 cm