It's a surprisingly powerful question to ask;
what do you want to do before you die?
Death is a catalyst, an undeniable perspective changer. Candy Chang is a multidisciplinary artist that engages in thought-provoking large scale public art projects. With Before I Die, Chang harnesses the hold of mortality to invite her viewers and participants that stumble upon her simple chalkboard installations to contemplate the most pertinent question of all The answers range from "buc
From Tony's Scrapbook by Tony Wons, 1941-1942 edition. The holidays can be especially difficult and bittersweet after a loss. It's too easy to be reminded of who you are not with this time of the year. Especially if you shared a holiday tradition or ritual with them.Here are some lovely ideas on creating new traditions after a loss from "What's Your Grief". (Thanks to Cindy Crane for sharing this link!) Advice on coping with death over the holidays from Slate. Less seasonal,
Death baffles us.
It’s a curious quirk of American culture, that so much attention is lavished upon the beginning of life, and so little on the end. Instead, there is a whole set of ideas and mentalities and the industries that have sprung forth from these ideologies, conscious or not, on the concealment of aging, the denial of decay. There is a number of broadly accepted practices that exist solely on our fear and avoidance of the most natural counterpart of life: death. F