Monthly Archives: March 2017

Grave Diggers & Body Washers – Great Women In Death History

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we are launching a new series on the unsung female heroes of death.  We start the series today by featuring several death heroes our executive director Sarah Chavez found right in her own backyard. 

March 28, 2017 | Blog

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

Artist David Orr has been traveling to the sites of people’s deaths and photographing the skies above for his series, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air. The resulting images function as both portraits of absence and as abstract memorials to the individuals represented. In this piece, David honors the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. 

March 25, 2017 | Blog

Confronting Mortality In Trunyan

Throughout Bali, the dead are cremated, but in Trunyan mortality is openly confronted with a visible spectacle of human decay. 

March 21, 2017 | Blog

Faces of Death: Sarah Wambold

This is the first in a new series that showcases the death revolutionaries we are fortunate enough to work with at the Order.  To begin, one of my oldest friends and colleagues in eco-death, the wry and revolutionary Sarah Wambold. 

March 14, 2017 | Blog