With few cultural cues for how to move forward after the loss of a sibling, bereaved brothers and sisters are susceptible to getting trapped in crippling isolated grief. Tapping into the natural urge to share stories from their lives helps them reconnect with their own sibling identities while serving the legacy of their lost brothers and sisters, celebrating their lives rather than drowning in the emptiness of their deaths. siblingsfor.life is a website and community space that collects examples from siblings around the world who have found ways to share their sibling’s stories in their everyday lives.
Margarita Korol is an artist and social innovator. Her Urban Pop Art Projects have taken the forms of exhibits, creative place-making, and art facilitation in New York and Chicago. She was a UN Foundation design fellow and Intel Artist In Residence and was honored by Helene E. Weinstein, New York State Representative with a Citation of Worth for her book and exhibition Spoils of War: Ode to a Refusenik Mother. She was the exhibition coordinator for Priya’s Shakti for Tribeca Film Festival. She has a BS in anthropology from Loyola.
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