• Hart Island Mass Grave

    One year ago - By Analog Artist Digital World

    New York City announced that Hart Island would be used as a mass burial site for unclaimed victims during the Covid-19 pandemic. A drone launched by the Hart Island Project took video footage of the Football long trench where the dead are buried in simple pine boxes three deep. A fork lift is used to bring the boxes into the trench and then workers stack the boxes three deep and re-enforce them with plywood before covering them with a layer of dirt.
    The island has a long history of being the final resting place for the homeless and indigent. Twenty five people used to be buried each month...
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