The Order’s executive director, Sarah Chavez is back with a new installment of her Great Women in Death History series, that includes some firsts in American death history and an unforgettable Soldadera from the Mexican Revolution.
June 20, 2017 |
Welcome to our calendar of events for summer 2017, featuring the best death positive events around the globe AND announcing Caitlin’s From Here to Eternity Book Tour!
June 13, 2017 |
What happens when your potential neighbors happen to be dead? Contributor Louise Hung looks into the different ways death can affect real estate.
May 24, 2017 |
Introducing our new series on death positivity in pop culture!
May 10, 2017 |
Contributor Louise Hung shares her firsthand account of watching an airplane cabin full of people struggle through the fear, panic, anger, frustration, fascination, and/or horror that death might very soon be among them.
May 2, 2017 |
Here’s the second installment in our new series, Faces of Death, that showcases the death revolutionaries we are fortunate enough to work with at the Order. Meet international relic hunter and writer at All the Saints You Should Know, Elizabeth Harper.
April 26, 2017 |
Writer Louise Hung shares her first experience with death, and how the lessons she learned from it became an important part of her life.
In the upcoming months check back with us as Louise interviews others about their first experience with death, in this intimate, sometimes humorous, and insightful series.
April 18, 2017 |
Writer Louise Hung takes us through her neighborhood cemeteries of Hong Kong and describes the springtime ritual of Ching Ming; when graves are cleaned and tended to, but more than that, ancestors are honored and respected.
April 4, 2017 |
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 |
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 |
Throughout Bali, the dead are cremated, but in Trunyan mortality is openly confronted with a visible spectacle of human decay.
March 21, 2017 |
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 |