Learn about a creative game to help foster conversations about death.
My guest Angela Fama is an artist and photographer who lives in Vancouver Canada and is also a recently trained death doula. She created the Death Conversation Game and facilitates online seasonal Let’s Talk About Death conversations. She will share how she became interested in exploring death as a subject and why she created the game. We will also play a few rounds of the game so you can see how it works! Learn more at her websites:
This episode includes:
- Angela’s What is Love project
- How focusing on love led her eventually to learn about death
- Why Angela needed to talk about death after a serious accident
- What inspired the Death Conversation Game
- How playing a game helps facilitate conversations about death
- Why it’s important for people to talk about death
- How to create a safe, trauma-informed space to discuss death
- We play the game to demonstrate how it works
- Who might benefit from using the game in their work
- How Angela’s time in Zimbabwe influenced her decision to become a death doula
- Angela’s request for a collaborator to extend the reach of the game
Do you realize that everyone you know someday will die?“The Flaming Lips from Do You Realize
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