From my inbox to you because you really do want to know more about the Jeju Grannies of the Sea (and you might want to congratulate Brenda Paik Sunoo too).
Announcing Our First Community Choice Award Winner. Visit Picturing Power & Potential and Choose the Next Winner!
Congratulations to Brenda Paik Sunoo! Brenda’s submission to Picturing Power & Potential: A Project of Economica, Jeju Grannies of the Sea, is the first Picturing Power & Potential Community Choice Award Winner, chosen by you, the viewer!, Jeju Grannies of the Sea depicts remarkable women divers on Jeju Island in Korea, many of whom are in their 70s or 80s! As one commenter notes, Brenda Paik Sunoo’s work is "a combination of surprising imagery and an equally awe-inspiring story."
Visit Picturing Power & Potential today to see stunning images that depict women around the world exercising their power in the global economy. While you’re there, help pick the next Community Choice Award winner by recommending or leaving a comment for your favorite photographs! A new winner will be announced in two weeks. Learn more about the Community Choice Awards
Picturing Power & Potential is a joint project from the International Museum of Women and the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery’s Art at City Hall program. The exhibition is now on display permanently online and in a physical exhibition in San Francisco City Hall through August 27, 2010.