Millo Ankha is a former dentist turned artist and poet from Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh. She works with the mediums of writing, photography and mixed media. Her work explores themes of gender, environment and indigenous world views.
She is a member of Indigenous Photograph.
She is the founder of Aama Collective.
2008- 2012: Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India.
2023: Angkor Photo workshop by Katrin Koenning, Antoine D'Agata, Veejay Villafranca,Siem reap, Cambodia
2023: Contemporary Dance workshop by Company Lindh & Weingartner in collaboration with Joshua Sailo and Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Arunachal Pradesh.
2022: Amplify X VII Academy Level 1 Seminar, Delhi
2022: Master Class by Surjit Singh Nongmeikapam, Do:Nyi Po:Lo Majuli Theatre Festival, Assam.
2021: People, Places and Things, Confluence Collective, Gangtok, Sikkim.
2019: Residency and Workshop, Majuli, Assam.
2019: Zine workshop with Renuka Rajiv, Bangalore.
Awards & Honours
2023: The Himalayan Fellowship for Creative Practitioners, FICA & RE
2022: Amplify Photo Grant
2021-22 : Iyarkai grant for Conservation & Photography, Chennai Photo Biennele, India.
2020-21 : Zubaan-Sasakawa peace foundation grant for journalists from North East India.
2023: Angkor Hangover 2023 by Matca, Vietnam
2023: Angkor Photo festival, Siem reap, Cambodia
2022: VII Academy X Amplify grant, Delhi
2022: Zine Camp, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
2021: Zine Exhibition. Sikkim, India.
2021: Through her lens, Zubaan Projects, Guwahati, India. 2019: SHE, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Talks and Presentation
2023: The space between the words, City scripts 2023, IIHS, Bangalore, India.
2023: Research & writing methodology workshop by Zubaan, Kalimpong, West-bengal, India.
2022: VII Academy X Amplify grant, Delhi, India.
2022: Arunachal Literature Festival, Namsai, Arunachal pradesh, India.
2022: North East Literature Festival. Arunachal Pradesh, India.
2021: People, Places and Things, Sikkim, India.
2019: Poetry Reading, Arunachal Literature Festival. Arunachal Pradesh, India.
2018: Sangai photo festival, Manipur, India.
2017: Poetry Reading, Poe-tree, Dambuk orange festival, Arunachal Pradesh. India.