Beanbag Chair, 1975
2009, silkscreen, cloth bag, stuffing
39 x 24 x 12 inches

These large bags that normally hold kernels of rice are instead suited with the function of leisure. Production and labor for Vietnam's most famous crop relate to the enduring toils of war, and sustenance transforms into a longing for satiation and respite.

Text on the bags:
Vietnam High Quality
White Rice
5% Brokens
Net Weight: 50kg
Crop Year: 1974
Production Date: February 1975
Expiration Date: February 1976
Made in Ho Chi Minh City