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Title: Gossip
Every Paddy Tells a Story

Korean Title:
Suda

Medium:
Acrylic on canvas

Dimensions:
70cm x 50cm

Location:
Seongsan Arthall, Changwon, Kyeongnam Province, South Korea

Date:
Feb 18 - Feb 23, 2003

Description:
From my bus window one Sunday afternoon I viewed 3 old women hunched over in a rice paddy. It struck me as a social scene more than a back-breaking, laborious chore. Their faces obscured by grass-woven hats did not hide the fact that their positioning betrayed.
Every row of tender rice grass was planted as a testament to one piece of gossip, a tsk, tsk and a titter as old women are given to