No #nextgenradio project is complete without deep discussions about the future of media and solving these issues over pints.
Grace Seidel, 55, decided to have her body, after dying, to be part of the Urban Death Project in Seattle. Her remains would be be used as compost for an urban garden.
“I don’t need to know that im going to live forever,” said Seidel. “Is not necessary, and it’s perhaps a construct of our fear of death.”
Watch Seidel describe dirt:
RadioActive Reporter Ann Kane interviews Japanese Brazilian middle school counselor Steve Ono in Seattle.
RadioActive Reporter Ann Kane interviews Japanese Brazilian middle school counselor Steve Ono in Seattle. He has become the counselor he needed as an 11-year-old immigrant to the U.S.
Reporters for NPR’s Next Generation Radio began their projects as part of a week-long multimedia training project.
Constanza Gallardo’s story revolves around Seattle resident Grace Seidel, who is fascinated by the Urban Death Project and wants her remains turned into compost.
Welcome to NPR’s Next Generation training project.