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Congress Attacks D.C. Death with Dignity Law:The House Appropriations Committee has approved a measure repealing the bill
Announcing the 6th Annual Art of Dying Conference in NYC:Presented by the Open Center, the three-day event will be held October 13 through October 16, 2017
Tag Archives: memento mori
Pictures help people cope with bereavement
“Memento Mori,” which translates to “remember that you must die,” was a Victorian tradition of photographing loved ones who had died. The custom was practiced more in England than in the United States. In England, however, it was more common to … Continue reading
A documentary about how a Dutch poet and civil servant uphold the dignity of human life with "lonely funerals"
For the last 20 years, Ger “Gerry” Fritz, a civil servant living and working in Amsterdam, has been meticulously arranging three pieces of music, a chapel, and flowers for funerals that no one attends. Every year, between 15 and 20 … Continue reading
Artworks that remind us to live life to the fullest
Memento mori is a Latin phrase that literally means, “remember to die.” As an art form, it has encompassed but is not exclusive to memorial art, and serves to this day as a reminder to live life fully and mindfully. … Continue reading
Canon Henry Scott-Holland’s poem shows us that a death doesn’t have to leave us with something missing in our lives.
If life is just a game that we play, then death is one of the greatest game-changers there is. Like all the great milestones in life, from getting married to having children, death is a change that is facilitated through … Continue reading