How Ebola Hit the Wall

Looking at Art, Touch, Death

Stephen Doe took two months to paint this mural in one of the busiest street of Monrovia, Liberia. DIY communication campaigns like his were fundamental in stopping the spread of Ebola in Western Africa.

Larger than life

Football, Looking at Art, Death

Graffiti obituaries are becoming common features in Serbian urban landscapes, mapping out cities and neighborhoods according to affiliations to football clubs.

Gifts to Hell

Death, Gifts for the Family

To honor the dead, burn paper replicas of luxury goods from Wi-Fi routers to race cars.

POVEGLIA: SUFFERING IN ISLAND FORM

Back to Earth, Venice, Death

Less than two miles from Venice is Poveglia, an island associated exclusively with madness, horror, and restless souls.

DE ÑATITAS

Collector, Apocalypse, While You Sleep

Why Bolivians dig up their dead and make human skulls smoke cigarettes.

HOW TO LIVE FOREVER

Death

Dr. de Grey believes that death is no longer inevitable, and that denying people the ability to decide when and if they die, is denying them a basic human right.