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Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow producing "Death in the Digital Age," a multimedia project about how and where we remember the dead in our urbanized, digitized world. Tune in for sonic portraits and podcasts.

Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow producing "Death in the Digital Age," a multimedia project about how and where we remember the dead in our urbanized, digitized world. Tune in for sonic portraits and podcasts.
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United States

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Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow producing "Death in the Digital Age," a multimedia project about how and where we remember the dead in our urbanized, digitized world. Tune in for sonic portraits and podcasts.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sound Memories: Gavin

3/29/2019
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Sound Memories is a series of sonic portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. Here I spoke with Gavin, who lost his father when he was only 26. After his death, Gavin scattered his dad's ashes in a place worlds apart from the calm, contemplative environment of the cemetery. Photo courtesy of Gavin Lawson. Music by Elori Kramer.

Duration:00:02:04

Sound Memories: Wayne

1/24/2019
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Sound Memories is a series of sonic portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. Here I spoke with Wayne, a gravedigger, about why he stays in a job that some might consider grim.

Duration:00:03:13

Sound Memories: Ariaf

11/27/2018
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Sound Memories is a series of sonic portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. I spoke with Ariaf, who manages all of Bristol, England's public cemeteries and crematories, about the future of cemetery space and the importance of cemetery accessibility.

Duration:00:04:14

Sound Memories: Día de Muertos

11/2/2018
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Sound Memories is a series of audio portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. I spoke with Fabiola, Carmen, Danielle, Efrain, and Louise on a chilly October day in the basement crypt of a Southwest England cemetery. Here, over warm coffees and homemade muffins, this group of friends prepared for a public Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration by building a Mexican Ofrenda—a traditional altar to the dead. Listen to their...

Duration:00:06:20

Sound Memories: Adela

10/24/2018
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Sound Memories is a series of audio portraits featuring individuals with varying takes on how and where we remember the dead on our changing world. I spoke with Adela in her office at the historic and active Arnos Vale Cemetery in the Southwest England city of Bristol. Music by Elori Kramer.

Duration:00:02:40

Sound Memories: Steve

10/14/2018
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Sound Memories is a series of audio portraits featuring individuals with varying takes on how and where we remember the dead on our changing world. I spoke with Steve on a crisp autumn day in the crumbling St. Mary Redcliffe cemetery in Bristol, England. Music by Elori Kramer.

Duration:00:02:24