Rethinking The “Scary Clown” form, as court jester, confidant of the King. Kids activities at a funeral. Talking to kids about death & what aspects the “inner child” within adults need similar rituals and #activitystations.
We will need to culturally reconcile the celebratory nature of Festival of Lights as we navigate our #HauntCouture civic art collections in #CorpseBridal #form.
Relate Picasso and Primitive Masks
Light in the Darkness
#DesignThinking: How to reflect on Angels of Light and Resurrected Bodies without sinking into trite religious platitudes. He or she may be in a better place, but this may not be what mourners are yet ready to hear. Good Mourning starshine: “clean” mourning is a #sanitation #exercise. If we mindfully observe rituals like Jesa, Sitting Shiva, Dia Des Los Muertos and All Hallows (Halloween, All Saints and All Souls) we can be more prepared to mourn when we actually need to. Adults, check out Jonathan Tropper’s This is Where I Leave You for a “get real” illustration of a family dealing with their stuff as they reluctantly observe an old-fangled" ritual.
Investigate which cultures bring food (when, why and how) and which ones don’t.