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Ankit Banerjee

Ankit Banerjee is an independent artist based out of Pondicherry, India. A graduate in Economics and Statistics also a self-taught commercial photographer working in the domains of people, spaces, and lifestyles. The medium of photography seldom presents itself with subtlety, as the camera is capable of severely distorting our worldview. Through a decade of making photographs, the process enabled me to access varied walks of life and became my way of emoting. Intimacy with such an art form posed a life of endless travel and complexities, which I have come to enjoy. I aim to create work that is relevant and adds value to people and society overall. | E-mail : meow@ankitbanerjee.com

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“If we do not belong, what is home?” As per laws of thermodynamics— in an isolated system, the entropy can only increase. Most natural processes operate in such a way that energy can be transformed from one form to another: can be neither created nor destroyed, as it continuously flows from being concentrated to become dispersed.
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I failed at being one of the alpha jock boys— leather jackets, cool shades, obsessed with sports, and video games. I was bullied and made fun of in school for being too feminine as I played the piano, sang in the choir, flaunted my long hair, and was a disaster at every sport. Luckily, I grew up to not cave into biases and conformities based on gender binaries. For years I struggled with body image issues. I began experimenting with nude self-portraits since I was a school-going boy before I became familiar with the term…

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