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Death: A Graveside Companion
At nearly 400 pages, this book explores, via over 1000 images and 19 essays, humankind's attempts attempts--mythological, scientific and popular – to imagine, respond to, or find meaning in the mystery of death.
Edited by Joanna Ebenstein, Foreword by Will Self, Featuring the Richard Harris Art Collection
Thames and Hudson, October 24, 2017 (Available for pre-order)
368 pages, 1,000 illustrations in color and black and white
More (and order) here.

Death: A Graveside Companion: Book Launch Party Devoted to the Intersections of Art and Death
A night of short talks by contributors to the new book Death: A Graveside Companion. Books available at a special discounted rate.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Horse Hospital, London, England
£5 advance/£6 at the door; More (and tickets) here.

Dystopian Amusements: Part I of Utopia / Dystopia Series by Morbid Anatomy for Hauser and Wirth
Short talks and screenings on dystopian amusements by writer Jane Rose, and Morbid Anatomy founder (and former Coney Island Museum artist-in-residence) Joanna Ebenstein 
Wed, October 25, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Hauser & Wirth (548 West 22nd Street, New York, NY)
FREE but must RSVP; More (and tickets) here.

Book Release Party for Death: A Graveside Companion: A Day-Long Symposium Devoted to the Curious Intersections of Art and Death
All day symposium with a variety of short talks, show and tells and screenings exploring the intersections of death and beauty by contributors to the new book Death: A Graveside Companion. Books available at a special discounted rate, and lunch provided.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10 am - 6 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
$40/$35 for members; More (and tickets) here.

Death: A Graveside Companion—Joanna Ebenstein with Jennifer Wright
Ebenstein will present a selection of morbid imagery from throughout history, followed by a conversation with Jennifer Wright, author of Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:30 pm
The New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, New York, New York
FREE, but advance registration is recommended; More (and tickets) here.

Book Talk: Death: A Graveside Companion
A highly illustrated introduction to the ways in which humankind has imagined, come to terms with and even celebrated death
Thursday, November 2, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm
The Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, New York
$5/Free for members ; More (and tickets) here.

Death, Beauty and Metaphysics: Art, Science and Memento Mori in Early Anatomical Representation
Highly illustrated talk exploring the fascinating relationship between the knowledge and metaphysics, memento mori and anatomy.
Thursday, November 9
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine
FREE and open to the public! More info here.
In tandem with the current exhibition The Ivory Mirror: The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe


As Far As The Eye Can Travel "paper "Wunderkammer" by Chiara Ambrosio
More here.


Tedx Talk: Death like you've never seen it before
Summer, 2016

How we Remember: Death and Mourning in American Art and Culture Symposium
American Folk Art Museum, New York, January 28, 2017
Watch part one here and part two here.
Featuring Gary M. Laderman, Emory University; Stacy C. Hollander, American Folk Art Museum; Dr. Stanley B. Burns, Historian, Founder of the Burns Archive, and Professor of Medical Humanities, New York University; Jessica Regan of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and more.

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