Picture Projects

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States of Incarceration Website Now Live

Picture Projects is thrilled to announce that the States of Incarceration website is now live! The first of the Humanities Action Lab’s initiatives, States of Incarceration analyzes the past, present, and future of incarceration in the US – including immigration detention centers – and its global dimensions. The interactive website will both complement the travelling exhibition as it visits the 20 host cities and stand as Read more

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States of Incarceration Launch Events

As the launch of States of Incarceration approaches, the Humanities Action Lab has announced a list of exciting events to kick off it’s first initiative. The first of these events will be a keynote address before the exhibition opening reception on Thursday, April 14th. After that, on Friday and Saturday (April 15th – 16th), a national public forum Read more

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National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently awarded The New School’s ‘Humanities Action Lab: Global Dialogues on Incarceration’ a $250,000 grant. The grant will help fund the travelling exhibit that accompanies their first project, States of Incarceration. Meant to travel to at least 20 cities over 3 years, the exhibit will focus on the collective Read more

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Picture Project works with Humanities Action Lab

Picture Projects has partnered on a new project to research, develop and design an exhibit and media platform with the ‘Humanities Action Lab: Global Dialogues on Incarceration’ and students at Parsons The New School for Design. The project will focus on the past, present, and future of incarceration, exploring the explosion of prisons and incarcerated people in the US – Read more

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IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK

We had a successful community event which included a photo and story share session and a round table discussion. The event was co-presented with the Hudson Area Library, and WGXC community radio and supported by a grant from the NY Council for the Humanities. Installations were hung in several rooms of the house showing what life was Read more

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History, Art and Dialogue about Life in a Girls’ Prison, June 8th & 9th in Hudson, NY

Please join the Prison Public Memory Project and Historic Hudson for “IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK…” an exploration of life inside the New York State Training School for Girls (1904-1975) in Hudson, NY, part of Path Through History weekend, June 8th and 9th. Main events will include an art installation inside several rooms at the Dr. Read more

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PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE EXHIBIT – THE GUANTANAMO PUBLIC MEMORY PROJECT

(Read more about the project here)

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MOBILE POLLING SYSTEM – THE GUANTANAMO PUBLIC MEMORY PROJECT

Text ‘GITMO’ to 41411 Using a mobile polling system developed by Picture Projects, visitors may interact with the exhibit, and each other, by answering a series of Yes/No questions posed by each of the exhibit panels, including “Is the US an Empire?” and “Should GTMO be used for refugees in the future?” Some answers to Read more

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PROJECT LAUNCH — EXHIBITION, WEBSITE AND PUBLIC DIALOGUE ABOUT GUÁNTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE: THE GUANTANAMO PUBLIC MEMORY PROJECT

We’d like to invite you to visit the exhibition and website of the Guántanamo Public Memory Project. NYU’s Kimmel Windows is the first venue of 10 nationally, which will present the exhibition and national dialogue over the next two years. The project is a large collaboration among 12 partner universities and over 100 students and Read more

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THE GUÁNTANAMO PUBLIC MEMORY PROJECT ON CAPITOL HILL

Guantánamo’s been open for more than a century. As we struggle over Guantánamo’s future, this popular exhibit is the first of its kind to ask what we need to remember about how it’s been opened – and closed – before. Through oral histories, images, and documents, the exhibit provides critical perspective on current debates through the Read more

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