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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.

(In)visible women at Storytelling and the Body Conference, Verona

Very excited that our Installation – (In)visible women: making more visible the woman in the body through audio-stories has

‘In a Relationship with Coffee’ receives funds from Future’s Venture Foundation

I’m very happy to announce that I have received research and development funding for ‘Coffee Justice’ from Future’s

Diverse Actions Commission – Lancaster Arts

Really excited to announce that I have been awarded a commission and package of support to realise a new

Maya Chowdhry

I am an inTer-aCtive artist, Transmedia writer and poet, making interactive theatre and site-specific Installation. My recent work is immersive exploring the juxtaposition and conflicts of new technologies with the ‘natural world’, utilising film, text, animation, photography, augmented reality and the Web. My work has been exhibited in and around canals, in public gardens, theatres, galleries, the web and on television.

Guardian Poem of the week: Microbial Museum

“Finding the poetry in scientific vocabulary, this work is alive to the marvels of its discoveries as well

Commonword Digital Literature Commission

‘Heritage Carrot’ is a site-specific augmented reality (AR) poem which takes place at Hulme Community Garden Centre, Manchester, and uses the audience’s own smartphone combined with a free AR app, Aurasma, to navigate and view the poem.

Butterfly Orchid highly commended in the Forward Poetry Prize

Very excited to announce that my poem Butterfly Orchid was highly commended in 2017 the Forward Poetry Prizes.

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.

Peepal Tree Salon at Waterstones Piccadilly

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