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Vidya Rajan is a writer and performer currently based in Australia working across screenwriting, theatre, comedy, and digital space.

A former writer-in-residence at the Malthouse Theatre, graduate of the VCA, and a recipient of Screen Australia’s Developer Program, her work has often been described as surreal, inventive, and darkly funny.

Recently, her sketch writing as part of the The Feed (SBS) won the 2022 AWGIE award for Best Comedy Writing, and her digital interactive experience In Search of Lost Scroll took home Best Experimental Artwork at the 2022 Melbourne Fringe awards and was shortlisted for the International New Media Writing Prize.

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