We are all going to die, so why not talk about it? ‘Dying.’ an event series, explores death through the lens of design and art, running during the DesignTO Festival.
January 17-26th 2020
January 15 - January 31, 2020
An exhibition series on end of life, inviting participants to think about their relationship with life and death as a process.
January 17 - January 26, 2020
The Wisdom of Ruins is a collection of materials that bear witness to unconventional grief and rituals of mourning.
January 24, 2020. 6-7pm
Nikki Salkeld and Ashley Rudolph
Nikki Salkeld and Ashley Rudolph are the creators of MOTH, a research project, which through the discipline of Graphic Design, helps with the unhiding of death.
January 25, 2020. 8:30am-5pm
Featuring opening speaker Naheed Dosani
Dying.dialogues is a mini-symposium on design for end of life.
January 17, 2020. 6-9pm
A fundraising opening party featuring an indigenous singer of grieving medicine, and a talk by Mia Cinelli, the designer of the grieving aid, The Weight.
January 21, 2020. 6-8pm
What is a “Good” Goodbye? by Kathy Porter.
January 21, 2020. 4:30-5:15pm
A story-time reading on how children can deal with grief.
January 26, 2020. 5-7pm
An open forum on our spirit existence when we pass on after death.
January 26, 2020. 4-5pm
With her gift of the oral tradition, Barb Brant, Turtle Clan, Mohawk Nation, will perform a ceremonial blessing on the event and bridge cultures in relation to suicide prevention.
January 29, 2020. 6-9pm
A pragmatic financial planning seminar that aims to avoid unnecessary headaches around poorly executed wills + estate planning.