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  • Caitlin Berrigan 5:56 pm on February 1, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: autopsy, CSI, journalism, Postmortem   

    Death Investigation 

    Death Investigation (Image: NPR)

    I just found this whole series on NPR on Postmortem Death Investigation in America. Lots of interesting stories!

    http://www.npr.org/series/133208980/post-mortem-death-investigation-in-america

     
  • Caitlin Berrigan 7:32 pm on January 19, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: , Event, Postmortem   

    POSTMORTEM OPTIONS WORKSHOP 

    Postmortem Options: A Workshop on the Dead Body
    hosted by the Decompiculture Society

    Tuesday Jan 25, 20116-8:30pm

    MIT, Wiesner Building, Room E15-207
    20 Ames Street, Cambridge

    Jae Rhim Lee, Mushroom Burial Site (Bridgeville, CA), Infinity Burial Project

    Join the Decompiculture Society for a free workshop exploring new and traditional technologies in the funeral industry. Presentations on options of burial, cremation and alternatives will be given by a diverse group of representatives, including:

    • Joe Sehee, Green Burial Council
    • Emma Crossen and Nancy Accola, Funeral Consumers Alliance of Eastern Massachusetts
    • Captain Brad White, New England Burials at Sea, LLC
    • Ruth Faas, Mourning Dove Studio
    • Paul Harrington, Licensed Funeral Director and Former Manager, Forest Hills Crematory
    • Jae Rhim Lee, Infinity Burial Project

    This workshop is sponsored by the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology and the Decompiculture Society, a newly formed group that promotes death awareness and acceptance and the cultivation of decomposing organisms.  The Decompiculture Society is a component of the Infinity Burial Project, an art/design project by Jae Rhim Lee, with funding from the Creative Capital Foundation.

    Contact: Jae Rhim Lee, jrlee (at) mit (dot) edu, 617-710-4188

     
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