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Working Through Grief with Shrine Making

In July of 2017 my mother died after a long time being sick. She and I always had a tremulous relationship, and since the late 90's I've been her care taker on and off. I had a lot of feelings about her passing, so I worked through them making art. [more inside]
posted by 80 Cats in a Dog Suit on Sep 8, 2017 - 4 comments

Living in Twilight

In which we learn that Charles was a firm, loving and slightly mercurial professor, and that you can save art departments with pee... [more inside]
posted by readymade on May 13, 2015 - 2 comments

Death Salon LA, Conversations on the Culture of Mortality and Mourning

Death Salon is a group of intellectuals, scholars and artists gathering in LA the weekend of October 18th to host a series of talks, performances and mixers surrounding death and mortality. I've been one of the organizers, particularly of our Uncommon Corpse Cabaret and will be speaking at one of the panel discussions open to the public. [more inside]
posted by Thin Lizzy on Oct 15, 2013 - 0 comments

End Piece: the last artwork of great artists

This is an online effort to catalog the last artworks made by artists before they die.
posted by Jason and Laszlo on Apr 16, 2012 - 1 comment

We Live Without You - stories about grieving

We Live Without You is a curated collection of stories found in books, films, podcasts (and more) about the personal experiences of saying goodbye and learning to live without the ones we love. We're deeply grateful to all the wonderful authors, filmmakers, journalists, producers and publishers whose work we've referenced and linked to on our site. Please share it with everyone.
posted by teeeeebird on Feb 26, 2012 - 0 comments

How Are You Not Dead?

The Grim Reaper his own bad self apparently keeps looking me right in the eye, but keeps saying, “Not now, dude.” A budding collection of unusual essays.
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Feb 28, 2011 - 2 comments

Death and the Maiden

A compendium of imagery inspired (consciously or otherwise) by the art motif of "Death and the Maiden." [more inside]
posted by hermitosis on Jan 17, 2011 - 5 comments

Caught Dead In That

I've started a photo blog dedicated to funny tombstones. Some photos I took myself; others I'm reblogging from elsewhere (with proper credit, of course.) The only rule is that they have to be real-- no styrofoam Halloween props, and no photoshopping.
posted by yankeefog on Sep 20, 2010 - 15 comments

Dead Advice: A Guide to Living (From the Dead)

The premise of this site is that you have recently died, and now you're penning a letter to the rest of the world. The subject matter is open, and can be whatever you'd like: a list of things you found important, a series of regrets, or an open letter to the young. There is only one requirement. Every letter submitted to the site must begin with the same first sentence: "Now that I'm dead, I want to tell you a few things." [more inside]
posted by avoision on Jul 18, 2010 - 3 comments

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