Last June, Eloquence’s managing editor Dann Gaymer emailed me with a story assignment to “look at why Korea has such a low birthrate.” (“Korea has a low birthrate?” I remember thinking.) I had lived here only four months, and was just starting to discover some of the more complex aspects of Korean culture. The message continued: “Social, biological, economical, choose your angle and run with it.”
A little (okay, a LOT of) research later, the piece took shape, and was published in the July issue alongside a photo of the “Carl the Plastic Baby” billboard by Toronto street artist Dan Bergeron (a.k.a. Fauxreel).
(View article below.)