Vadhu: The Embroidered Bride

Spandita Malik

Spandita Malik is a New York-based artist from India. Her work is concerned with the current global socio-political state of affairs with an emphasis on women’s rights and gendered violence. Malik specializes in process-based work in photography, recently exploring photographic surface embroideries and collaborations with women in India. 

Malik received her MFA in Photography from Parsons School of Design, where she was awarded the Photography Programmatic Scholarship and the Graduate Travel Grant Award. Her work has been featured internationally in China, France, India, Italy, New York, and New Zealand.

Press & Reviews

Editors’ Picks: 14 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week: “Spandita Malik is an interdisciplinary, photography-based, Indian artist working in issues of women’s rights and gendered studies.” – ArtNet

These Beautiful Images Are A Harsh Critique of Gendered Violence In India: “Malik’s show at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York, Vadhu: The Embroidered Bride, is a perfect example of her specific style of photography.” – BuzzFeed News