Monthly Archives: January 2012

Death: Southbank Centre’s Festival for the Living (27-29 January, London)

‘Death’ is a taboo breaking festival held by London’s South Bank Centre.

The festival aims to confront attendees with the universal truth of their own mortality. This is done with humour and creativity and through ‘music, workshops, literature and installations’.

The festival runs from the 27th to the 29th January. For more information and to book tickets click here.

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Death Matters Exhibition – Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam

“Death Matters” is a new exhibition at the Tropenmuseum (Amsterdam, the Netherlands).

The exhibition focuses mainly on material culture and the rituals of death and dying. Different perspectives about what occurs after death are also examined and contrasted and visitors are encouraged to think about how they themselves would like to be remembered through a number of interactive activities.

For more information click here