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Using puppets to prompt death discussions

15 October 2014

Karin with one of her creationsKarin Jashapara (pictured left with one of her creations) is the founder of the Play of Light theatre company, which presents two shadow puppet plays aimed at encouraging dialogue about death at the Kicking the Bucket festival in Oxfordshire this October. She tells Dying Matters how losing both her parents within two years has shaped her work.

The importance of funeral photography

11 October 2012

Rachel WallaceFuneral photographer Rachel Wallace, who appeared on BBC2's 'Dead Good Job' recently, talks about what inspired her to take up her work, and how it feels to occasionally be met with "shock and revulsion".

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