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Alison Cornyn

Transmedia Activism by Faculty Alison Cornyn Works to Help Young Incarcerated Women

“Incorrigibles” tells the stories of young girls imprisoned in New York State over the last 100 years. Drawing on personal narratives of the women themselves, the project investigates the “justice” in juvenile justice and social services. Archival documents from the New York State Training School for Girls (1904-1975), accounts by living former inmates confined during this…

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Thesis Faculty and TED Resident Alison Cornyn Tells Stories of Youth Criminal Justice Through Young Girls

Original Posted on TED Residency’s Youtube Channel It started with a box. Artist Alison Cornyn’s journey with the box became a transmedia project called ‘Incorrigibles.’ The project tells the stories of ‘incorrigible’ girls in the United States over the last 100 years – beginning with New York State. Drawing on the personal narratives of young…

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Intro to Thesis with our 2021 Cohort

Now that our 2020 thesis show has passed, we are excited for the 2021 thesis projects as they come to life. Each spring, our first year students begin their thesis journeys in our Intro to Thesis course, taught by Natalia Radywyl and Alison Cornyn. In this course they are required to develop their own learning…

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Alison Cornyn

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…

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DSI Faculty Alison Cornyn Awarded TED Residency

On March 6, TED welcomed its latest class to the TED Residency program. As an in-house incubator for breakthrough ideas, Residents spend four months in the TED office with other exceptional people from all over the map. Each has a project that promises to make a significant contribution to the world, across several different fields.

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