Prayas Abhinav is an artist, teacher and entrepreneur. He has been professionally active for the last 10+ years. He has worked in the last few years on numerous pieces of speculative fiction, software, games, interactive installations, public interventions and curatorial projects. He has written extensively on poetic thought as a form of lingual communication. He has conducted workshops at Centre for Environmental Planning Technology (CEPT) (Ahmedabad), Dutch Art Institute (Arnhem, NL), MICA (Ahmedabad), National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad & Bangalore), Anant National University (Ahmedabad) and Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN). In the past, he led the Centre for Experimental Media Arts (CEMA) at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore . He is the initiator and the Director of the Museum of Vestigial Desire.
He has developed his research and practice with the support of fellowships by Sarai/CSDS, Openspace Pune, the Center for Experimental Media Arts (CEMA) and TED.