Maya Vivas is co-owner of Ori Gallery and a ceramic sculptor whose work is rooted in the intersections of black, femme & queer identity. www.mayavivas.com
One sentence to describe yourself: Cuban/Trinidadian Queer Artist
What will you be presenting on? Reconciling the love of one’s culture/family with trauma stemming from said culture and family.
Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: It's done when you can smell it.
If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Fried plantains white rice and beans.
Favorite food: Pholourie with chutney dip
Recommended reading: salt. by Nayyirah Waheed
Best meals: Anything spicy
Food you’d like to try: Balut