Nivedita Madigubba is an interdisciplinary artist and a curator. Her intermedia practice includes painting, drawing, video, sculpture, and installation. She uses products of cultural processes such as—images, ritual objects, architecture .etc.—as material. Her research and practice highlights dominant historic narratives attached to these materials and reframes them to visualize alternative narratives..

Nivedita was born in Guntur and raised in Hyderabad, India. She holds a BFA (2020) from San Francisco Art Institute.  She has exhibited in San Francisco and Los Altos, California. She is currently working with a collective of seven transnational artists—named WE DA PEPO. Her work with the collaborative focuses on language, agency/authorship, history and examines the role of technology within these contexts. 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.