Episode 1: How have you faced your fears around death?
Day Schildkret is an artist who makes earth altars as a way to explore impermanence. In this video, he is making one with Grace, a Reimagine volunteer and participant, who recently lost her mother to cancer. Grace is now facing cancer herself.
Episode 2: How do you talk to people you love about dying and grief?
Yolanda is an Oakland resident who tragically lost her son, Shaleem, in a police shooting. She opens up about her journey with grief and honoring the memory of her son to local journalist and artist Angelica, who created a performance to share the story of Shaleem’s death.
Episode 3: What objects do you use to remember a lost loved one?
Veronica is an artist who makes art pieces a way for people to remember loved ones. Today she is making one with Mario, who lost his close friend to suicide.
Episode 4: What would you say if you knew today was your last?
Rabbi Sydney Mintz is a Jewish Rabbi and comedian who helps people through life transitions. Today she is having a conversation about death with Louis, an atheist.
We are so excited to share with you this 4 part video series produced by Reimagine in partnership with SoulPancake, a division of Participant Media, (together responsible for award winning content like An Inconvenient Truth, Kid President, Lincoln, and Green Book).
With support from the Harman Foundation, Reimagine and SoulPancake highlight the power of creativity and the importance of conversations about death across diverse communities.