9/22/2022 Fall ’22 Designer in Residence: Karen Proctor, Improv Lab

Alison Cornyn is a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on the criminal justice system. She has extensive experience in interaction design and in facilitating civic dialogue and serves as founding partner and Creative Director of Picture Projects, a Brooklyn-based studio that produces multimedia projects about pressing social issues. Her work has received numerous awards, including the Peabody and the Gracie Allen award for Women in Media. She has conducted workshops on multimedia storytelling and guest lectured at the Sundance Film Festival, the Montreal Film Festival, and the IDFA in Amsterdam. Alison lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Gilles Peress, and their two daughters.

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