Monthly Archives: July 2011

Memorialisation Unit 1.1

This project sets out to examine a number of ways in which individuals memorialise their dead as our society becomes more secular and less reliant on traditional church edicts. British church attendance has steadily fallen since the 1960’s; a number … Continue reading

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Memorialisation Photo Essay and Brief

This project sets out to examine a number of ways in which we memorialise our dead as our society becomes more secular and less reliant on traditional church edicts. British church attendance has steadily fallen since the 1960’s; a number … Continue reading

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Natural Burial Ground

So, on Sunday, my parents and I spent a jolly morning at a local burial ground. It was incredibly peaceful (funnily enough), but also very moving as a neighbour was recently buried there. There are only discrete metal markers indicating plots; … Continue reading

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Old Street Ghost Bike

The more I venture into this project, the more I realise the loss people feel as well as the pain and violence the victims must have felt. Standing on a traffic island with cars, motorbikes, buses and lorries hurling past … Continue reading

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Extra Slice of Daily Bread

So, the meeting with the Methodist minister morphed into something memorable. The chat crystallised some ideas floating round my tousled brain, into something akin to an actual project. To recap: the project is about how we, as individuals, memorialise our dead … Continue reading

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