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Inspired by “Min Nong”:

Hoeing millet in mid-day heat.
Sweat dripping to the earth beneath.
Who knows that in the food on your plate,
each grain was all hard-earned?

(Li Shen, 772-846; translated from Chinese by Chen Bohai, 1995)

Embroidery on cotton
Model: Carlo Roffare
2014

谁知盘中餐    粒粒皆辛苦