Maura Chen
Maura Chen is an artist, architectural designer, educator, and writer from Tovaangar (Los Angeles) with roots and/or homes in the East Bay, San Francisco, New York, and West Philly. Chen writes the substack "drafting curbside.” Their current research is focused on designing community kitchens to combat food apartheid and connect historically disadvantaged neighborhoods. Chen works as a community organizer and affordable housing designer, has been an artist-in-residence at Dirtbaby Farm, volunteer cook with the People's Kitchen, and food runner with West Philly Food Not Bombs. They have been published by Pidgin Press, Haus Red, and Disc Journal.