Karah Shaffer

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Facing Change: Documenting DETROIT

biography

Karah Shaffer is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Facing Change: Documenting DETROIT, working within the realms of photography, film, and multimedia production. Shaffer’s work has been featured in The Detroit Free Press, The New York Times, NPR, KCRW, VICE Creator’s Project, The Atlantic, and other publications. She has produced films, multimedia works, installations, and events which have exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts, DLECTRICITY Festival at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, Photoville, and at Red Bull House of Art. She has coordinated projects for the Bronx Documentary Center, including the 2013 Portfolio Review. Shaffer is a Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow, and a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge winner.