Based between Durban and Melbourne, Nirma Madhoo is a fashion filmmaker and researcher. Working in fashion education, she originally trained as a fashion designer and went on to specialise in fashion image-making for her creative practice launched in 2015.  Nirma is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Fashion & Textiles, RMIT University researching fashion film for VR and XR platforms. 

2021     Azimuth | VR Fashion Film | MUTEK, Montreal, Canada | Afrikanisches Filmfestival Hamburg, Germany
              Obsidian XR | Melbourne Fashion Festival, Exhibition: R3Vision, MARS Gallery, Windsor, Australia
2020     Fashion Curatorial Practice: RMIT Bachelor of Fashion [Design] Beyond 3D Virtual Exhibition, Kunstmatrix
               Azimuth | VR Fashion Film | VAMFF, Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, Melbourne Museum, Australia
               Digital Humanities Award: National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, South Africa 
2019       Azimuth | VR Fashion Film 
               Germany | Berlinale EFM European Film Market | Afrika Film Festival Köln
               Scotland | Africa in Motion, Edinburg
                South Africa | TMRW Gallery, Johannesburg | Isivivana Khayelitsha, KZN | Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival, Cape Town 
                Fak'ugesi Digital Festival, Johannesburg 
                Bottom of the Blue | Fashion Film x Music Video with Medicine Boy | Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK
2018        Fashion Curatorial Practice: DUT BTech 2018 Fashion Exhibition 24.10 - 01.11.2018, Durban Art Gallery, South Africa
2017        Award for Best Creative Output: Durban University of Technology Research Awards, South Africa
                 Labtayt Sulci | Fashion Film | Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK | Berlin Fashion Film Festival, Germany
2016        Future Body | Fashion Film | Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK
                 Digital Humanities Award: National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, South Africa
2015  Global Outlook Award: University of the Arts, London,  UK 
                 Future Body | Fashion Film
                 London Short Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Arts, UK

CONTACT                 nirma(at)anatomythestudio(dot)com
iG | Twitter               @studio_anatomy  |  @ndmcmmxiii