Our current contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson is a visceral experience that forces audiences to confront explicit displays of mortality.

From the mystifying Ebie to the decaying Ne Plus Ultra and of course, the shimmering manō of the Present in the Past, Swenson’s work is honest, shocking, and poetic—all the makings of a great soundtrack.

"Present in the Past" by Erick Swenson

“Present in the Past” by Erick Swenson

We encourage guests of the exhibition to create a playlist on SoundCloud inspired by Swenson’s labor-intensive sculptures.

Here’s one made by our digital media associate, Kathleen Wong:

Make your own playlist on SoundCloud and then share the link in the comments so that we can feature it on our SoundCloud page.