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NEW BOOK EDITED BY MORBID ANATOMY CREATOR JOANNA EBENSTEIN

Death: A Graveside Companion
At nearly 400 pages, this book explores, via over 1,000 images and 19 essays, humankind's attempts attempts--mythological, scientific and popular – to imagine, respond to, or find meaning in the mystery of death.
Edited by Joanna Ebenstein, Foreword by Will Self, Featuring the Richard Harris Art Collection
Thames and Hudson, October 24, 2017 (Available for pre-order)
368 pages, 1,000 illustrations in color and black and white
More (and order) here.
 
EVENTS

Tarot Reading with Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier
An experienced tarot reader, Laetitia is a firm believer in the empowering nature of the Tarot as a a visual tool to help us bring clarity to the complexity of life, providing information and insights on decisions we’re facing, or shining a light on options that we might not have considered.
Tuesdays November 21
6 pm - 9pm
Halyards Bar, Brooklyn
$20 for 10 minutes 

Tarot Reading with Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier
An experienced tarot reader, Laetitia is a firm believer in the empowering nature of the Tarot as a a visual tool to help us bring clarity to the complexity of life, providing information and insights on decisions we’re facing, or shining a light on options that we might not have considered.
Tuesdays, November 28
6 pm - 9pm
Halyards Bar, Brooklyn
$20 for 10 minutes 

Oddities Holiday Flea Market
Morbid Anatomy will be one of 55 vendors selling magical objects, covetable books, medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, jewelry, rare books and more.
Saturday, December 2 – Sunday, December 3
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brooklyn Bazaar
$5/$20 for VIP early entry; More here.

Tarot Reading with Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier
An experienced tarot reader, Laetitia is a firm believer in the empowering nature of the Tarot as a a visual tool to help us bring clarity to the complexity of life, providing information and insights on decisions we’re facing, or shining a light on options that we might not have considered.
Tuesdays December 5
6 pm - 9pm
Halyards Bar, Brooklyn
$20 for 10 minutes 

Tarot Reading with Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier
An experienced tarot reader, Laetitia is a firm believer in the empowering nature of the Tarot as a a visual tool to help us bring clarity to the complexity of life, providing information and insights on decisions we’re facing, or shining a light on options that we might not have considered.
Tuesdays December 12
6 pm - 9pm
Halyards Bar, Brooklyn
$20 for 10 minutes 

Annual Krampus Costume Party with Ghoul A Go-Go
Join Morbid Anatomy and Ghoul A Go-Go as we gather to celebrate Krampus, St. Nicholas' cloven-hooved, chain-swinging, lolling-toungued, child-punishing Eastern-European sidekick with costume contest (with prizes!), performances, drink specials and more!
Saturday, December 16
8:00 pm - 1: 00 am
Brooklyn Bazaar
More (and tickets!) here.

Tarot Reading with Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier
An experienced tarot reader, Laetitia is a firm believer in the empowering nature of the Tarot as a a visual tool to help us bring clarity to the complexity of life, providing information and insights on decisions we’re facing, or shining a light on options that we might not have considered.
Tuesdays December 19
6 pm - 9pm
Halyards Bar, Brooklyn
$20 for 10 minutes 

GUEST POST

NEW BOOK: SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm: All Souls Day Guest Post by Shannon Taggart  
For All Souls Day: A guest post about SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm, a new book by former Morbid Anatomy Museum artist and scholar in residence Shannon Taggart based on her decade long project documenting spiritualism, a religion in which devotees attempt to communicate with the souls of the dead. Includes her own photos and many wonderful antique spiritualist photographs.
Full story here

BOOKS AND PROJECTS OF INTEREST

SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm, Shannon Taggart, Forthcoming
New book by former Morbid Anatomy Museum artist and scholar in residence Shannon Taggart based on her decade long project documenting spiritualism, a religion in which devotees attempt to communicate with the souls of the dead. Includes her own photos and antique spiritualist photographs.
More here

As Far As The Eye Can Travel "paper "Wunderkammer" by Chiara Ambrosio
More here.

RECORDED TALKS

Tedx Talk: Death like you've never seen it before
Summer, 2016

How we Remember: Death and Mourning in American Art and Culture Symposium
American Folk Art Museum, New York, January 28, 2017
Watch part one here and part two here.
Featuring Gary M. Laderman, Emory University; Stacy C. Hollander, American Folk Art Museum; Dr. Stanley B. Burns, Historian, Founder of the Burns Archive, and Professor of Medical Humanities, New York University; Jessica Regan of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and more.

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