Coming to the Bram Stoker Film Festival in October

I will be back in the UK appearing at the Bram Stoker Film Festival in October. More details will be forthcoming, but for now, the general website for the festival is http://www.bramstokerfilmfestival.com/

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Talks, book events/signings in the UK: London and Whitby

I will be doing only two book events in the UK, in London and Whitby. Information can be found on the Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/949636518387931/966333993384850/
In addition, if anyone in the UK can’t come to the talks but wants to a copy of the book (or books, I suppose, as this might include either of the first two in addition to Memento Mori, Treadwell’s (the shop hosting the talk in London) says they can handle requests. They can be contacted at http://www.treadwells-london.com/

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Talks in the Midwest

Depending on whether or not Denver counts, I have not previously done talks in the Midwest. Until now . . . so if anyone is interested, I have a talk and book signing in Milwaukee on Friday, May 1, 6 pm, at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (839 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204), Chicago on Sunday, May 3, 7 pm at Sideshow Gallery (2219 N. Western, Chicago, 60647), and Cleveland on Tuesday, May 5, at 7 pm at Mac’s Backs Books (1820 Coventry Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118).

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Talks in Las Vegas and New York

Fliers for a couple of the talks upcoming, Las Vegas and Brooklyn.
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Memento Mori: A Love Story at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn

Do you like death? Because death likes you, and not in a bad or creepy way. Author, photographer, and death expert Dr. Paul Koudounaris has traveled the world for the past decade, studying the way different cultures preserve the link between the living and the dead. In the process he has produced a pair of visually stunning, award winning books (The Empire of Death and Heavenly Bodies). His recently released third book, Memento Mori, was recently named a top ten new art and photo book by American Photo and listed by Interview Magazine as their choice of coffee table books of the month for April. And he will discuss the new book complete with a stunning slideshow of macabre yet beautiful images taken in over 60 countries. It turns out it’s not actually not all that creepy to cuddle with mummies. Find out how and why in a lecture that’s a can’t miss event for fans of the weird and esoteric.

Details
Memento Mori: A Love Story
Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424A 3rd Ave
Brooklyn NY 11215
(347) 799-1017
May 9 8:00pm
FREE!
https://www.facebook.com/events/740398839408179/
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Memento Mori one of the ten best new photo books of the year, Maxim Russia, and an LA talk with musical accompaniment

Happy and more than a little surprised to see that Memento Mori is on American Photo’s roundup of the ten best new photography books. Well, it’s a lovely book, I swear it is, I guess I just found it surprising because a lot of mainstream photo publications seem turned off by overly macabre subject matter. Anyway . . . here lies a link.

Five-page color spread in Maxim Russia. That’s even more surprising. April issue, cover picture of a blond woman with large breasts. Which no doubt differentiates it from all other issues of Maxim Russia.

And . . . in addition to the gallery opening and signing at La Luz de Jesus, there will be one other book event in LA. On April 29, I will be doing a talk and slideshow with some very talented people, one of them also being very demented, who will be going by the name Words and creating a kind of chamber music soundscape. At the Last Bookstore, 453 S. Spring, Downtown.
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Demonically-Possessed Cat Lecture in Chicago

I am delighted to be able to bring this talk to Chicago, details on the flier.
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Book signing, photo show at Loved to Death in San Francisco

Will be back at Loved to Death in SF to sign copies of the new book and show a series of photos. Details on the flier. April 16, 6 to 8 pm.
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Photo shows and book events: LA, SF, Las Vegas, NY, Cleveland, Milwaukee

Will be doing several book events and a couple photo shows for the release of Memento Mori. Currently scheduled include:
April 3: Los Angeles, gallery show and book signing, La Luz de Jesus
April 16: San Francisco, book signing and photo exhibit, Loved to Death
April 23: Las Vegas, book signing and illustrated lecture, The Writer’s Block
May 1: Milwaukee, book signing and illustrated lecture, Walker Point Center for the Arts
May 3: Chicago, demonically-possessed cat lecture at Sideshow Gallery
May 5: Cleveland, book signing and illustrated lecture, Mac’s Books
May 9: New York: book signing and illustrated lecture at the Morbid Anatomy Museum

Also working on a date in Chicago, that should be resolved soon.

Will also be speaking at the Death Salon at the Getty Villa on April 23

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First look at new book/Buzzfeed post

For those who are curious about the new book, Memento Mori, here’s a first look inside, via a preview from Buzzfeed!
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