• NEW BOOK: SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm: All Souls Day Guest Post by Shannon Taggart

    9 days ago - By Morbid Anatomy

    To celebrate All Souls Day today, I asked former Morbid Anatomy Museum artist and scholar in residence Shannon Taggart to write a guest post about her long term project documenting spiritualism, a religion in which devotees attempt to communicate with the souls of the dead.
    Shannon is working on a book showcasing this body of work now; titled SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm, it will feature her own photographs along with many incredible antique spiritualist photographs. The foreword will be written by actor Dan Aykroyd (creator of the movie Ghostbusters and...
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  • ANNOUNCEMENT: Morbid Anatomy Residency at Brooklyn's Historic Green-Wood Cemetery!

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Morbid Anatomy Residency at Brooklyn's Historic Green-Wood Cemetery!

    9 days ago - By Morbid Anatomy

    We are beyond delighted to announce that Morbid Anatomy has a found a temporary new home at Brooklyn's fabulous Green-Wood Cemetery !
    The residency will be housed in The Cemetery's city landmark 1877 Fort Hamilton Gatehouse. In the attic will find a new iteration of the Morbid Anatomy Library. Downstairs will feature The Power of Images: Life, Death, and Rebirth, a new exhibition curated by Morbid Anatomy's Laetitia Barbier and Joanna Ebenstein and featuring artworks, artifacts and ephemera from the hand of Kahn and Selesnick , Dana Sherwood , Rebecca Purcell , Ryan Matthew Cohn , Shannon...
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  • Past Life: The Artwork of Candice Angelini; A New Film by Morbid Anatomy Museum Filmmaker in Residence Ronni Thomas

    Past Life: The Artwork of Candice Angelini; A New Film by Morbid Anatomy Museum Filmmaker in Residence Ronni Thomas

    9 days ago - By Morbid Anatomy

    Our good friend-and former filmmaker in residence at The Morbid Anatomy Museum-Ronni Thomas just launched his newest film, about the artwork of Candice Angelini. You can see the film above; you can also see it-along with many of Ronni's other excellent films-at The Midnight Archive .
    Here is what Ronni has to say about the film; hope you enjoy!
    When I was introduced to artist Candice Angelini it was like a flash of lightning. Her masks, dolls and head dress work were the type of uncanny, one of a kind creations I am in constant search of. And then I heard her story. I knew I needed to fly...
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