Sound Memories: Wayne

 

- 3 minute listen -

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

Katie Thornton Sound Memories Wayne
 
 

 
Katie Thornton Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow Audio Death in the Digital Age

Katie Thornton is a Fulbright - National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow currently in the UK and Singapore to produce “Death in the Digital Age,” a podcast and multimedia project about how and where we remember in an urbanized, digitized world. Be sure to follow the project on Instagram, via occasional email updates, or on the project blog!

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: All photos and audio by Katie Thornton, 2018. Theme music by Elori Kramer. No reuse without permission.

 
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