Sindhu Thirumalaisamy is an artist and filmmaker with an interest in sound and spatial politics. Sindhu's work engages a poetics of uncontainability across media and borders. She experiments with contextual practices of looking, listening and speaking in order to produce 'sonic possible worlds' in the form of films, compositions, texts and events. She often works collaboratively in the roles of researcher, sound designer, educator and performer.
Sindhu holds an MFA in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego and a Professional Diploma in Video from Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology. She is a 2018 Flaherty Film Seminar fellow, and a 2017 SOMA Summer resident. She has participated in exhibitions and programs at The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, Artists’ Television Access (San Francisco), SOMA (Mexico City), University of Oslo, University of Manitoba, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Edinburgh Festival of Art, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Khoj International Artists' Association (New Delhi) and Dharamshala International Film Festival.
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