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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, artist, curator, writer, and friend of the show Joanna Ebenstein tells us about her enduring fascination with death, how it led her to create the Morbid Anatomy Museum—and, after some setbacks, why she eventually settled on her new home of Mexico City.

If you are interested in mortality, death, medical images, and anatomical presentations check out Morbid Anatomy. Joanna is also working on a new book, Memento Mori: The Art of Contemplating Death to Live a Better Life. You can pre-order it here.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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