Sound Memories: Wayne

Sound Memories is a series of sonic portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. I spoke with Wayne, a gravedigger, about why he stays in a job that some might consider grim.

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Sound Memories: Ariaf

Sound Memories is a series of audio portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. I spoke with Ariaf, who manages all of Bristol, England’s public cemeteries and crematories, about the future of cemetery space and the importance of cemetery accessibility.

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Sound Memories: Día de Muertos

Sound Memories is a series of audio portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. I spoke with Fabiola, Carmen, Danielle, Efrain, and Louise as they prepared for Día de Muertos in a Bristol cemetery.

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Sound Memories: Adela

Sound Memories is a series of audio portraits portraying varying perspectives on how and where we remember the dead in our changing world. I spoke with Adela in her office at the historic and active Arnos Vale Cemetery in the Southwest England city of Bristol.

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