Using Grief to Understand Death
"Talking about grief and death help refocus my mind and actions to what is truly important." When these words pop out of the lips of a twenty-something University of Illinois student, one takes notice.
For Lauren Martinkus, losing her mother moved her in the direction of taking a class called "The Archaeology of Death", researching burial practices, and understanding the wake and the funeral as culturally significant events. Through her art she explores her own meditative states.
Join us for a fascinating conversation!