What’s Eating Reality? at Leeds International Festival 2020

Digital artist Maya Chowdhry invites you to a dinner party with a difference.
Be inspired by a delicious menu of seasonal, local and reclaimed food, expertly created by artist and chef Helen Russell Brown. Watch as the dining table comes alive with moving images of food production and commentaries from local food activists.
What’s Eating Reality? is an augmented feast, in which host and maitre’d Maya orchestrates dinner using performance and projection mapping to gently immerse you into a new reality – one in which the food you love may be in short supply.

Poetry and Climate Change Salon at Ledbury Poetry Festival

 Maya Chowdhry’s Fossil explores the impact of human activity on the environment though a post-colonial lens, she will be

Reading at April Poets, Lancaster, April 2018

I hope you will join me for a reading at April Poets, Poetry & Music in Lancaster on

Zarf 10 – Maya Chowdhry and Nathan Walker

Looking forward to reading at Zarf  in Leeds, March 2018. Zarf presents poetry, experimental writing and the like

Queer Contact 17: Outspoken

Join myself and 4 amazing writers for a very special showcase of queer spoken word,poetry and literature in the beautiful setting of Manchester Central Library. Hosted by Adam Lowe (Young Enigma). Featuring the talents of Dean Atta, Paula Varjack, Gerry Potter and Maya Chowdhry.

Peas on Earth

A research and development project investigating the use of augmented reality to produce an immersive live experience. Building on and developing my work created via Divergency, through investigations with technologists, live artists and potential audiences to create a show that capitalises on the best aspects of performance and technology.

Fossil – poetry book

Fossil explores the impact of human activity on climate change though a post-colonial lens and from the perspective of all life on earth including plants, creatures, elements and inanimate objects. “The poems in Fossil have been waiting millions of years to be born. Maya Chowdhry’s language erupts out of deep time, vital and vivid. This is powerful work.” Robert Minhinnick

Experimental Words

Biology meets balladry, physics encounters pentameter and chemistry confronts cadence, as leading scientists are paired with some of Manchester’s finest spoken-word artists to compete in a science slam show.

Peepal Tree Salon at Waterstones Piccadilly

15 June 2016, 7pm Free but please book! Waterstones Piccadilly will be hosting an evening of memoir, poetry

CONTINENT CHOP CHOP: austerity, refugees and climate destruction

A story told through poetry, music and digital-media connecting legacies of inequality to climate change. Continent Chop Chop’ is a touring Transmedia production linking narratives of climate change to the broader issues of poverty, race and social justice. Using interwoven narratives portrayed through music, poetry, and projected imagery.