Note what appears to be a cluster of aerial objects in the left hand corner of the photograph, and the strange, otherworldly tentacular striations (one of which appears to be reaching over from behind the hospital) in the right hand corner:
In his book on the history of mortuary customs in Europe since the Middle Ages, Phillipe Aries notes that, with the advent of modernity, death has been increasingly relegated from the public domain. Where once the process of dying was a collective affair involving the whole of one's village or local community, today it has become privatised and detraditionalised: an experience desaturated and hidden from view. Now so much of our dying occurs within the walls of clinical institutions that it is difficult not to think of them less as places of healing than as the boundless habitations of innumerable hollow spectres. And such things only gather at places where the barriers between worlds are already stretched thin.