why are millennials and gen z so obsessed with death?
Rather than being the age-old taboo, it seems we're finally becoming more comfortable with the idea of our own demise. Probably because the planet is dying right along with us.
7 new podcasts you need to listen to
As a new series from the creators of Serial arrives, here are our picks of the preeminent podcasts to pop in your ears right now.
remembering radical chinese photographer ren hang
Censored in his homeland and celebrated around the world, Ren has passed away at just 29 years old. Using little more than naked bodies and a 35mm film camera, the self-taught provocateur captured the pure magic of desire.
how tragedy turned david hockney back onto portraiture
The artist’s show at the Royal Academy, a series of new portraits, was inspired by the memory of his dead assistant.
death and holograms: inside the world of julia deville
As Australia’s gothic art queen prepares for a technological revolution, we speak to her about death as an influence and keeping yourself alive.