Nirma Madhoo  [she/her] is an XR creator with over a decade of teaching experience and is based between Durban and Melbourne. With a background in fashion design, Nirma honed her image-making skills at London College of Fashion. Nirma launched her creative practice in 2015 and is now pursuing a practice-based PhD at the School of Fashion & Textiles RMIT University, exploring VR/XR for fashion praxis with critical intent.

2022    444.2 - Volumetric Fashion Film | XR | Future Africa Project Grant Award | Meta | Africa No Filter | Electric South | imisi3D 
              Supported by Depthkit
              9318 - Fashion Film | A 'Digital Motions' Commission by RMIT University x Grimshaw Architects | Melbourne, Australia
2021     Azimuth - 360 VR Fashion Film | MUTEK, Montreal, Canada | Afrikanisches Filmfestival Hamburg, Germany
              Obsidian XR | Collaborative Project | Melbourne Fashion Festival, Exhibition: R3Vision, MARS Gallery, Windsor, Australia
2020     Curatorial Practice in Fashion Education: RMIT Bachelor of Fashion [Design] Beyond 3D Virtual Exhibition, Kunstmatrix
               Azimuth - 360 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 - 360 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        Curatorial Practice in Fashion Education: DUT BTech: 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 London College of Fashion: University of the Arts, London,  UK 
                 Future Body - Fashion Film | London Short Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Arts, UK

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