Dying

Photography

Exploring a Long-Abandoned Crematorium

Photographer Mihai Petre grew up near the oldest crematorium in Romania, which closed down in 2002. Not much has changed since.
Alex Țibu
6.13.17
the vice interview

The VICE Interview: Rhys Darby

Talking death, infinite life and the Elephant Man with the New Zealand comic.
Joel Golby
6.5.17
so sad today

Dying Is Radical: Talking Taboo with a 'Death Doula'

Bodhi Be explains what it's like to make a living off dying.
So Sad Today
4.7.17
uk

What Happens When You Die Alone?

We live in a lonely age: isolation is reaching epidemic proportions and the number of pauper funerals are on the rise. We followed Liverpool's death administration team to find out what happens when people with no family or friends pass away.
Tom Goulding
12.8.16
Gaming

Can Virtual Reality Help Us Better Understand Dying?

'The Art of Dying' group exhibition explores the eventual end, thanks to Dream Logic in San Francisco.
Kelsey Lannin
11.14.16
Art

Visit the Macabre Exhibition Full of Fleshy Sculptures and a Coffin Playroom

“For too long death has been owned by funeral directors, hidden behind dusty net curtains and plastic flowers.”
Anna Marks
10.29.16
Post Mortem

Burglars Want to Rob You When Your Mom Dies

If you're at her funeral, then a burglar can be pretty sure you won't be home.
Simon Davis
10.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Don’t Breathe, Even Air Is Killing Us Now

More than 16,000 Brits are dying each year from cancer and strokes caused by air pollution, health bosses warn.
VICE Staff
9.27.16
Art

This VR Horror Film Makes You Watch It Inside a Coffin

'Mule' is so scary it literally made someone pee their pants.
Beckett Mufson
9.22.16
Art

The Hereafter Institute: An Art Project That Takes Care of Digital Remains

Artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo wants us to understand that, these days, we die twice.
Tanja M. Laden
8.29.16
Stuff

Dmitrij Is Dying and Writes All About It on His Blog

The 25-year-old details his life with stage 4 cancer on his blog "Dying With Swag".
Stefanie Diemand
8.22.16
Post Mortem

A Handy Guide to Faking Your Own Death

In most cases, it's a really, really bad idea.
Simon Davis
8.9.16
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