How familiar are we with our mortality? With all the advances in medical science, human beings are living longer lives. But with human beings living longer lives, the concept of death has become more of an expensive chore rather than something that reminds you to live everyday to the fullest.
To Live On by Min Jeong Seo confronts our comfort in a way that makes us reconsider how lucky we are to live in a time where living past the age of 35 makes you a senior citizen.
“The stalks these flowers are already dried up but their blossoms are preserved and kept fresh by the medical infusion bags. The life-span of every living creature is limited.The infusion bags stand for the progress in medicine and the prolongation of human life.They somehow carry an ambivalent message as they refer to both death and life an the same time. Both states are immanent here. To preserve the beauty of the flowers artificially with the help of the infusion bags points out man’s inclination to repress the fact having to die and to postpone death”
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