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Death and Dying at the Powerhouse

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

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