I Have A Dream – Darjeeling, India

Art & Farming


Rampuray Village, Darjeeling, India


Project Team

Wangdi Sherpa, artist collaborator



As farmland is being reduced around the globe, “I Have A Dream” Global Community Project hopes to draw attention to farming practices and communities by inviting artists to collaborate with farmers to sow fields or grow gardens in the shape of “I Have a Dream” in their own language. This community-based project takes art out of the studio and into the community and use art to empower communities through farming and gardening.

Darjeeling, India Project: Breaking down tradition and open borders



A harvest ceremony that breaks down tradition by including poem recital at the celebration – Poems in Field.


Time Line

June 7, 2014



The harvest celebration includes the following program:

  • Community lunch
  • Artist Wangdi Sherpa, addressing press media on the harvesting ceremony and community lunch program.
  • Folk dance performance
  • Uprising youth poet Nima Sherpa, reciting his own poem  for local Farmer – “BARIMA KAVITA”