Moderated conversation w Safi Alia Shabaik on Making Difficult Work

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Moderated conversation w Safi Alia Shabaik on Making Difficult Work

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Safi Alia Shabaik on Making Difficult Work

On display this month at 1100 Florence is Shabaik’s body of work “Personality Crash” Photographing the End of Her Father’s Life

Moderated by Lisa Degliantoni, founder of Evanston Made and Curator of 1100 Florence Gallery, this talk is designed as a professional development talk for photographers, but we welcome curators and collectors to the conversation. 

Talking points will include 

  • Making difficult work
  • Using photography as a tool for understanding
  • How to get a grant for projects
  • Where to exhibit this kind of work
  • How to find collaborators

INFO: 4/17, 7p, 1100 Florence Ave., FREE w RSVP

About the exhibit

PERSONALITY CRASH : Portraits of My Father Who Suffered from Advanced Stages of Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia and Sundowners Syndrome


Artist and caregiver, Safi Alia Shabaik, shares her father’s end-of-life journey with Parkinson’s disease, dementia and sundowner’s syndrome. The photography exhibit with accompanying audio and family memorabilia follow’s Safi’s father through the last six months of his life and is moving, impactful and at times heartbreaking.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Parkinson’s Foundation. 

Read more here.

1100 Florence Ave., Evanston, IL. Gallery Hours: Wednesdays & Fridays 5-8p, Saturdays & Sundays 12-5p. Or by appointment at 1100florencegallery[at]


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