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News item image Wanted: One Corpse for Art

Controversial Icelandic artist Snorri Ásmundsson has posted up an advert on Facebook asking for corpses to use in a work of art. "If you are about to die, I would like to use your bodily remains for a video work. The corpse will be returned to the undertaker in the same state it arrived in," writes Ásmundsson.

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Become a member and expand your network to enhance global exposure of your services. We are your unique international partner in the world of funerals services.

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With members in over 80 countries worldwide you have the opportunity to meet other international professionals and expand your horizon.

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News item image Thoughts About Dying

Ever wondered about how to reply to difficult questions – such as am I dying? Is death the end? Or why do people fear of death in general?

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Repatriation

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By getting uniform details of the deceased we try to facilitate the repatriation process.

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Creating global awareness by showing the different funeral standards worldwide.

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Funeral heritage

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We affirm the significance of Global Funeral Heritage for societies and individuals.

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10 songs that are really inappropriate for playing at the funeral, unless you have a very dark humor. 10 songs that are really inappropriate for playing at the funeral, unless you have a very dark humor.

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News item image The Leafcocoon

The LeafCocoon is an alternative to traditional coffin. The material choice is also quite surprising, it is made of wool. All the materials used are ethnically sourced, biodegradable, organic when available and taking into account the local material possibilities. The LeafCocoon is an alternative to traditional coffin. The material choice is also quite surprising, it is made of wool. All the materials used are ethnically sourced, biodegradable, organic when available and taking into account the local material possibilities.

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The House of the Dead

The House of the Dead, which is actually a house consisting of graves, was designed by architect Aldo Rossi. It is located in San Cataldo Cemetery in Italy. The House of the Dead, which is actually a house consisting of graves, was designed by architect Aldo Rossi. It is located in San Cataldo Cemetery in Italy.

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5 Great Funeral Scenes

There are some movies touch your soul. Others are simply a good laugh; but the best ones combine all the emotions. There are some movies touch your soul. Others are simply a good laugh; but the best ones combine all the emotions.

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Call for Papers: Ideal...

IDEALIZED DEATHS – an international multidisciplinary symposium University of Jyväskylä, 11th – 12th February 2016 Why are some deaths more admirable than others? Are some causes of death more likely to create a beautiful memory? Do people need the idea of a beautiful death even in the 21st century? What is the meaning of martyrdom in our time? Is the death of a pop star always idealized? IDEALIZED DEATHS – an international multidisciplinary symposium University of Jyväskylä, 11th – 12th February 2016 Why are some deaths more admirable than others? Are some causes of death more likely to create a beautiful memory? Do people need the idea of a beautiful death even in the 21st century? What is the meaning of martyrdom in our time? Is the death of a pop star always idealized?

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