Based between Durban and Melbourne, Nirma Madhoo  [she/her] is a fashion filmmaker with a teaching practice since 2007. Having originally trained as a fashion designer, Nirma went on to specialise in fashion image-making at London College of Fashion, launching her creative practice in 2015.  Nirma is also currently a PhD candidate at the School of Fashion & Textiles, RMIT University researching emerging imaging technologies [VR/XR] for critical fashion praxis. 

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 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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