Using art to save farmers

hy04swathivijayFARMERAnyone who sees some of the striking street art in Hyderabad will often see Swathi and Vijay’s distinctive signature. Now the art duo have taken their talents to the thought provoking cause of farmer crises in one of the state’s largest self-funded forms of land art.

Swathi and Vijay found the high number of farmer suicides extremely disturbing, which propelled their most recent work; an installation of sorts to make some noise on a large scale… for a large scale issue. Swathi explains, “We’d been thinking about this project for the last five to six months. The timing is important, essentially during harvest time.”

Read the full article in The Hindu