The complexity of India's agricultural market has pushed its farmers into a vicious cycle of debt, leading to one farmer suicide every half-hour in India. With a digital ecosystem called Gramhal, the winners of the Mittal Institute's Seed for Change competition are on a mission to foster sustainable livelihoods within India's agricultural industry.
In the first episode of our Art in South Asia podcast, we sat down with Sneha Shrestha to learn more about the meaning behind her Nepali-inspired work, the most exciting art piece she's ever worked on, and the Visiting Artist Fellowship, which brings artists from South Asia to the Mittal Institute to perform research and utilize Harvard's resources.
Curious what we've been up to all year? Our annual Year in Review2018-2019 is now available online. Check it out to learn more about our ongoing programs, projects, research, collaborations, events, in-region activities, and more!
Each year, four mid-career artists from South Asia are selected to come to Cambridge to utilize Harvard's vast wealth of resources and interact with faculty and students to build upon their visual artwork. Apply by July 1st!
The Communications Manager in the Mittal Institute's New Delhi office will create all communication materials and content related to the Tata Trusts funded projects, build press relations throughout the country, and assist in event outreach. To learn more, click the headline above.