Magical thinking, derangement, hauntings, superstitions, myths, celebrations and rituals.
In subtle and not so subtle ways our reactions to loss reflect an social anthropology of death and dying – of how we make sense of death, and life.
If you are in the Sydney area you might be interested in these events at the Powerhouse Museum:
Death and Dying: Mourning practices and rituals of Australia’s first peoples and ancient Egyptians Sunday 12 February 2017 2–4pm
Death and Dying: From ancient to contemporary Thursday 16 March 2017 6-8pm
Death and Dying: Deadly Ones in da’House! Sunday 2 April 2017 2-4pm
Artwork by Kentaro Yoshida