‘I am a Cyclops’

Aminder Dhaliwal’s graphic novel uses the figure of the cyclops to talk about race and belonging, sexuality and relationships. The animator tells Nandini Nair why we are all outsiders

Cyclopedia Exotica
Drawn & Quarterly
268 pages | ₹ 1,809

Aminder Dhaliwal’s self-portrait as a Cyclops (Courtesy: Aminder Dhaliwal and Drawn & Quarterly)