drop dead funerals

Seeing Is Necking ('The Digs') - Andrew Hayim De Vries

A 'grounding' art performance, "Seeing is Necking", performed at 1985 for the ANZART at the Albert War Memorial Park in Auckland, NZ. In this performance, Andrew is buried in 'deep shit' - a 2.5m hight soil pile of compost. This performance was a homage to Andrew's father.

Urban Death Project

Urban Death Project

The Urban Death Project is a compost-based renewal system. At the heart of the project is a three-story core, within which bodies and high-carbon materials are placed. Over the span of a few months, with the help of aerobic decomposition and microbial activity, the bodies decompose fully, leaving a rich compost.

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