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VA Colloquium: Mr. Sarnath Banerjee, Graphic Novelist | AC04- 302 (LR) | 30 Jan 2023

Comics of the uncanny: The hidden forces in graphic storytelling

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Department of Visual Arts

invites you to 

Colloquium Series 

(Spring 2023)


Mr. Sarnath Banerjee, Graphic Novelist

Monday, 30 January 2023. 1:30-2:45 pm.

Venue: AC04-302

Profile: Banerjee has written five graphic novels (published by Penguin and Harper Collins) and is currently writing his sixth, supported by a stipendium from the Berlin Senate. He has shown his work at several Biennales (Saopaolo, Setouchi, Sharjah, Kochi, etc) and Art Fairs (Frieze, Arco, etc) and has had several international solos and group shows in museums and centers of contemporary art.  He has also had public commissions, notably a series of billboards across London during the London Olympics titled The Gallery of Losers. Banerjee conducted workshops, teach-ins, and mentorship in several institutions (Summer Academy Salzburg, Princeton University, the University of Kassel, Vishvabharati University, Kochi Bienalle Foundation, Princess Drawing school, etc). Banerjee has been a CAST fellow at MIT, a Belknap fellow at Princeton, a fellow of the Akademie Schloss Solitude, the Indian Foundation for the Arts, and the MacArthur Foundation (Asia). He has written columns for national newspapers and founded an independent publishing house called Phantomville. Banerjee has studied at the University of Delhi and Goldsmiths College, London.

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