Swan Song Part Two • Liv Vinluan

Dec 7, 2016, to Jan 5, 2017 • Tall Gallery

The physical vessel succumbs, and then the state of dying becomes death. Right on the precipice of this event every single neuron streams and surges to deliver the most paralyzing euphoria so great and fierce that it can numb and veil the most agonizing of terminal bodily pains. And just like that, as swift as it came, with the faintest knowing smile on a dead face and veins throbbing with morphine—‘consummatum est’—it is over.

—Liv Vinluan