S.T.T.L 4 November 2011

S.T.T.L by Elisabeth Smolarz_P2011-0175

Elisabeth Smolarz, USA, 2011, video, 4:20 min

S.T.T.L (Sit tibi terra levis, or “May the earth rest lightly on you”) is a short video about the way we die. Since human death is typically hidden from everyday life we often imagine it occurring as an abrupt event. I asked a hospice volunteer to describe to me the most likely scenario of my life’s end.

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