Why do we do funerals the way we do? How else might we say our goodbyes? If you were planning your own funeral, might it differ from the one you’d get if family organised it? Does that matter? What have you learned about funerals from experience?
The Thing About Funerals Is… is a two-part exploration of funerals coming up on 24 June and on 7-8 July at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow. Brought to you by Final Fling, they will both give breathing space for the public to engage in conversations, reflection and provocations about how we say our goodbyes.
In another attempt to tackle death as a taboo, Final Fling is hosting a Death Café of Remembrance on Saturday 1 November at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art from 2.30-4.30pm. It’s one of many events marking To Absent Friends week – a people’s festival of storytelling and remembrance coordinated by Good Life Good Death Good Grief. Limited places…
Death Cafe at GoMA, part of our Day of the Dead.
Final Fling’s first Day of the Dead festival. A small but perfectly formed celebration of life and death it included art, chat and a bit of pop-up drumming