Sindhu Thirumalaisamy is an artist and filmmaker working collaboratively across video, composition, writing, and installation. Sindhu's work responds to social imaginaries of pollution, toxicity, and fragility, and their entanglements with media practices.
Sindhu holds an MFA in visual arts from the University of California, San Diego. She is a participant of the Whitney Independent Study program in 2019-20 and a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2019. She has been a fellow of the 2018 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar and a participant of the 2017 SOMA Summer program. She has participated in exhibitions and screenings at The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, Artists’ Television Access, University of Oslo, University of Manitoba, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Edinburgh Festival of Art, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Khoj International Artists' Association, International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, and Dharamshala International Film Festival.