Leena presented at Tender Table on December 16, 2017 at ZZZ in Seattle, WA.
Leena Joshi is a visual artist and writer born to Indian immigrants. Her writing and art practice explore the relationship between the changing self and its environment through negotiations of text, moving image, music, performance, and installation, with a focus on feminist, anti-colonial, and immigrant ideation.
One sentence to describe yourself and where you came from: Hi I'm Leena, I'm an artist, a writer, and an all-day snacker
What will you be presenting on? Chai
Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: Clean as you go.
If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Rice and daal
Favorite food: Ramen, chaat, cheesecake, green smoothies, falafel durum
Recommended reading: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Best meals: My grandmother and mother's home-cooked Indian food
Food you’d like to try: Mizu Shingen Mochi, or water cakes!