Prayas Abhinav lives with his family in
Ahmedabad. He has worked in the last few years on numerous pieces of
speculative fiction, software, games, interactive installations, public
interventions and curatorial projects. He is interested in politics,
pedagogy and the interaction of the humanities and the digital. He
contributed to research and projects at northeastwestsouth (n.e.w.s)
(Amsterdam, NL). He has conducted workshops at Center for Environmental
Planning Technology (CEPT) (Ahmedabad), Dutch Art Institute (Arnhem, NL)
and MICA (Ahmedabad). In the past he lead the Center for Experimental
Media Arts (CEMA) at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in
Bangalore. He is the initiator and the co-Director of the Museum of Vestigial Desire.
He has developed his research and practice with the support of
fellowships by Sarai, Openspace, the Center for Experimental Media Arts
(CEMA), TED and Lucid. He has been in residencies at Khoj (India), Coded
Cultures (Austria) and dis-locate (Japan). He has shared his work at
festivals including Transmediale, 48c, Futuresonic, ISEA and Wintercamp.