Vivien Sansour is a writer and conservationist, who works with farmers from her native Palestine and around the world to find and reintroduce threatened crop varieties whilst collecting stories to assert the ownership of seeds by communities and not companies. Vivien was in residence at Delfina Foundation during spring 2019, as part of the fourth season of the thematic programme The Politics of Food

In this short video, produced during her residency at Delfina Foundation, Vivien Sansour shares some of the stories and encounters that came out of her research into the work of the late Croydon resident, Esiah Levy, founder of Seed Share – an initiative that sent free organic seeds across the world in order to provide long-term food security for individuals and communities.

Video shot and edited by Jason Taylor.


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