• Fraser Allison
  1. Death Futures Seminar Series by DeathTech

    From March to November 2021, DeathTech hosted a seminar series called Death Futures for the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT). All five seminars are now available …


  2. Augmented cemetery tours and smart graves – ABC Radio National

    A woman uses an augmented reality app on her phone to take part in a historical walking tour of Fawkner Memorial Park in Melbourne's northern suburbs. (Adrian Vittorio)

    Dr Fraser Allison spoke to ABC Radio National’s Life Matters program about the proliferation of digital technology at cemeteries. The episode covered augmented reality tours, in-coffin …


  3. Dying in the Digital Age: Are you prepared?

    In this webinar hosted by the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person, Dr Bjorn Nansen and Amara Nwosu discussed the practicalities of death …


  4. Melbourne Conversations: Deconstructing Human Voices

    A photograph from the discussion panel. Three speakers sit on chairs next to a sign language interpreter and a screen showing an automatic transcription of the talk.

    DeathTech’s Dr Fraser Allison joined filmmaker/artist Daz Chandler and design researcher Dr Niels Wouters at ACMI X to talk about voice technology. The wide-ranging conversation included …


  5. Welcome to DeathTech: navigating the business of death online – ABC Radio National

    Dr Bjørn Nansen appeared on ABC Radio National’s Life Matters program on 24th May to discuss the online services that aim to support people in dealing …


  6. The Sustainable Cemetery online panel – 28 Feb

    Join DeathTech’s Sam Holleran and representatives from the deathcare industry for an online discussion of the ways in which sustainability can be embedded in cemeteries of …


  7. Redesigning Deathcare Conference 2022 – accepting submissions

    The inaugural Redesigning Deathcare Conference will hosted by the University of Melbourne on 27–29 October 2022, with in-person and online presentations. We are now inviting expressions …


  8. Interview with Catherine Bell on Art, Death & Disposal – Faculty of Arts

    Catherine Bell artwork

    Catherine Bell spoke with Sarah Hall of the Faculty of Arts about her work for the Art, Death & Disposal exhibition (curated by DeathTech), her visions …


  9. We need to rethink how we manage death-care – Pursuit

    Overhead view of a cemetery. Getty Images.

    Death is a phenomenon like no other. It touches all dimensions of human experience, as a biological process and as an event of profound cultural, spiritual, …


  10. Art, Death & Disposal exhibition (12-16 Jan)

    Art, Death and Disposal exhibition. Opens 12 January 6pm-8pm. Continues 13-16 January 3pm-8pm. Meat Market Stables, North Melbourne.

    How might disposal of the deceased be designed in the 21st century? Imagining beyond burial and cremation – in a world of rapid social, technological and …


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