Nivedita Madigubba’s intermedia practice is composed of visual signifiers derived from language, mythology and history. Elements used in her practice are rooted in historicized and generalized identities and ideologies. Her work is composed by the reproduction of cultural objects through mold-making techniques and digital tools.

She was born in Guntur and raised in Hyderabad, India. She holds a BFA (2020) from San Francisco Art Institute. Upon joining SFAI she received the Barbara McKee Memorial Scholarship and was subsequently awarded honors studio during the years 2019 and 2020. In addition to working in hybrid media she also co-curated a collaborative exhibition titled Corporeal Prison at the Diego Rivera Gallery, in San Francisco. She currently resides in San Jose, California. 

“With modernism, art became declarative, we moved into the era of the manifesto and the artist’s statement, justifications which brook no dissent.”

 

 –Thomas Lawson,  Last Exit: Painting.