Name, first nameMoisés HernándezYear of birth1983UniversityECALField of Interest / research fieldProduct / Object DesignTitle of projectIs Not About Dead.AbstractRituals have been present through all human history and they are important to understand and analyze different cultures. This memoire goes deep in the ritual of the day of the death in Mexico as a celebration composed by several rituals with different backgrounds that happened ever year the 1st and 2nd of November in all the big cities or small villages of Mexico and that now is extending to other places. This memoire analyze the elements that compose this ritual, the tools used for performing such actions including its historical background and the importance of this rite for the Mexican society.

Is this ritual still about remembering our beloved dead close people or is nowadays an identity tool use to achieve different emotions?
TutorsAnniina Koivu, Brynjar Sigurðarson
Is Not About Dead.Is Not About Dead.