Why Can't I Be Remembered That Way
For this capstone project the author looks at different methods of cremation and how those methods are viewed in different areas of society. She was intrigued with the idea of cremation as it is becoming a more and more popular form of memorial and because people are coming up with creative things to do with a person’s cremains. The different methods that she examined are incorporating cremains into reef-balls, turning them into diamonds, incorporating them in tattoos, sky burials, living urns, glass marbles, putting cremains in shotgun shells, turning cremains into vinyl records, turning cremains into fireworks, and shooting cremains into space. The author also looks at how people are starting to normalize different memorialization practices in use today.