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Fanil Pandya (Hyderabad, 1984), is an Indian photographer, based in Vadodara, Gujarat (India). Using photography as an art form, Fanil Pandya began his journey as a photographer through the documentation of images of cultures, tribes and traditions on the brink of extinction. Fanil´s photographic work has been presented on several occasions and has been published by National Geographic India, Outlook Traveler and Times of India. In 2017 he was selected to participate in the legendary Eddie Adams Workshop (New York, US), one of the most prestigious photojournalism programs for emerging photographers.In his photography series “Headhunters”, where Fanil Pandya attempts to visually narrate the stories of the last Konyak headhunters still alive, was exhibited in 2016 New Delhi (Egg Art Studio) and in 2017 in Mumbai (PL Deshpande Kala Academy), Ahmedabad (Amdavad ni Guffa), Vadodara (Fine Arts Faculty, MS University) and in Hyderabad in the very prestigious Indian Photo Festival. In October 2017, he presents "Headhunters" at Espaço Exibicionista (Lisbon, Portugal) invited by Isabel Braz (ethiCollective).In November 2017, Fanil Pandya is invited to participate in the collective exhibition "50:50" (curated by John ML) at the Birla Academy of Arts and Culture in Calcutta, India, where he exhibits alongside renowned photographers such as Waswo x Waswo and Abul Kalam Azad, among others.