Oil on Canvas
An isolated figure is pictured in a frontal display of an inflating body. The triangular shape of the frame accommodates his splayed form, legs and shoes outstretched in either corner, head cropped at the peak, while his groin rests at the triangle’s bottom edge. For Song, the triangle is both the most stable but complex geometry; from the Christian Trinity to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the triangle has routinely helped humans organize and understand the purpose of their lives. The stability of the expanding body in ((DNA)), symmetrical and balanced despite its swollen state, emphasizes the utility of ordering systems to make sense of the contingencies of contemporary reality.