from the sanskrit root “sev,” meaning to serve, to adore, to honour: seed sewa is an expression of solidarity + collective care beyond borders, supporting Farmers kin's resistance of neoliberal, colonial erasures + exploitation. chardikala.


By Mira Makadia, Ashna Patel, Kiren Poonia, and 
Guy Longbottom

About the Contributed Artwork

A print of the BA collection ‘Lands of One People’ by designers, Ashna Patel and Kiren Poonia (together @k_a.m.a). The project is an exploration of developing a deeper understanding of their shared roots as it delved into researching the effects of the Partition of India in 1947.  All contributors share this print as a symbol of solidarity, hope and gratitude for the farmers, their work, livelihoods and futures.

Photographer: Guy Longbottom

About the Author
Mira Makadia, researcher and archivist based in London. Ashna Patel, designer and researcher of conscious clothing and textiles based between London and Denmark. Kiren Poonia, a designer based in Berlin. Guy Longbottom, photographer based between London and Denmark. Lera Burmistrova, set designer based in London.
IG: yaada_
IG: ashna_patel
IG: kirenp_

148 x 210 mm print