Yearly Archives: 2018

Faces of Death: Katrina Spade

Our series, Faces of Death, showcases the death revolutionaries we are fortunate enough to work with here at The Order. This month, meet Katrina Spade, who is developing a new form of death care that transforms bodies into soil, so that we can return to the earth after we die. 

September 5, 2018 | Blog


People are using Instagram in innovative and meaningful ways, especially when it comes to the subject of death. 

August 15, 2018 | Blog

Dying Queer in 2018

Guest writer, Daniel R Wilson, investigates what it’s like to die, queer, in 2018. 

August 8, 2018 | Blog

The Stained and Sordid Scene: The Dead of Antietam

The impact and legacy of the first photographs depicting the casualties of the Civil War, which “brought bodies and laid them in our dooryards and along the streets,” is examined in a new exhibit. 

August 1, 2018 | Blog

Am I too attached to a long-dead Portuguese serial killer?

While traveling through Portugal to research her country’s display of dead bodies, Rafaela Ferraz develops a unique connection to a pickled head in a jar, prompting her to consider our society’s fascination with, and even adoration, of serial killers. 

July 25, 2018 | Blog