Category: Photo galleries

  • Photos: Making & Decorating

    Photos: Making & Decorating

    Decorating eco coffins and making shrouds happens from April to July during the Eco Coffin Project. The participants become artists as their creativity vibrantly emerges inspired by their life stories, values, beliefs and imagination. Shrouds are made from a plethora of techniques including hand-dying using gum leaves, red wine, black beans, coffee, turmeric; nuno-felting bonding…

  • Photos: Site Visits

    Photos: Site Visits

    Site visits to Wirra Wonga and Pilyu Yarta natural burial grounds happen in week 2 of the Eco Coffin Project. Wirra Wonga is a Kaurna term meaning ‘bush grave’. Pilyu Yarta is a Kaurna term meaning ‘peaceful ground’. Both natural burial grounds are in metropolitan Adelaide and are managed by Adelaide Cemeteries. Adelaide Cemeteries are…

  • Photos: Guest Speakers

    Photos: Guest Speakers

    Guest speakers share their knowledge, experience and passion during week 3 of the Eco Coffin Project including: Death Doula – Helen Roberts, Shroud wrapping demo – Taylor & Forgie Funeral Directors, Burial on private land – David Cowell – Adelaide Plains Council, Cold board demo – The Last Gift, Eco coffin assembly demo – Shane…