(w)hole: A Life in Parts
(w)hole: A Life in Parts is Miriam Schaer’s exploration her mother Ida’s decline into dementia before Ida's death. A visual essay on how we care for our aging parents when they are unable to care for themselves. (w)hole: A Life in Parts uses Schaer’s original writing, photography and collage.
Miriam Schaer (self-published)
Aging, mind, dementia, illness, mental health, photography, collage, motherhood, family, rituals
US Letter (8.5 x 11 in). 52 pages.
Digitally printed in color. Hardcover, perfect bound.
Schaer, Miriam, "(w)hole: A Life in Parts" (2017). Rollins College Book Arts Collection. 90.