Nirveda Alleck is a multi-disciplinary artist living and practising in Mauritius. She studied at Michaelis School of Fine Art in South Africa and the Glasgow School of Art. In 2011 she was awarded a Francis Greenburger Fellowship to undertake a residency at Art OMI, New York. She has participated in many international exhibitions and has twice been awarded the Soleil d'Afrique Prize (2010 and 2012) at the Dak'Art Biennale. She is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Mauritius.