In Memorandum

17th November 2009

I am intrigued about 'in memorandum' at the moment. There is a lot of design research considering cradle to cradle design literally - considering the waste of death as well as decomposition.

Pia Interlandi who is part of the team at Symbiotica in Australia is observing eco trends and considering trends in apparel and the funeral industries. Looking to composition, decomposition, dissolving and the potential of reincarnation she is creating a series of 'burial garments'. Asking the question what are we dressing for in death Pia highlights through her research that we are not dressing for our mind or our body and begins to consider what is involved in the fashioning of death.

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