Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies
Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies

Subhankar Banerjee on Environmental Photography and Activism

Subhankar Banerjee Portrait

Photo Credit: Didier de Fays

Subhankar Banerjee

Subhankar Banerjee is an artist, writer, activist, and environmental humanities scholar. His work addresses ecocultural urgencies, including climate change, in the arctic, desert, and forest ecosystems. Banerjee's books include Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land (2003; the accompanying exhibit was censored at the Smithsonian, revived by the California Academy of Sciences, and travelled throughout the US); and Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point (2012). His photographs have been exhibited in more than fifty museum exhibitions, including the Rights of Nature: Art and Ecology in the Americas at the Nottingham Contemporary (2015). He received a 2012 Lannan Foundation Cultural Freedom Award.

His talk will be entitled "Long Environmentalism: Toward Outliving the Anthropocene."

This event will be held on Thursday, October 22 at 7:00pm in the AVAYA Auditorium (POB 2.302). Directions to the AVAYA Auditorium in the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building (POB) can be found here

Subhankar Banerjee Event Poster

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