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Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls of New York

We are excited to announce the opening of the exhibition;  Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls of New York. This exhibition showcases the work of artists involved with the Incorrigibles project as well as the stories of women who were incarcerated at the New York State Training School for Girls. This exhibition features work by Read more

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Alison Cornyn: TED Talk- Rediscovering Wayward Girls

We are so excited to announce this TED Talk all about the Incorrigibles project. Picture Project’s director Alison Cornyn rediscovers wayward girls. Watch below:

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States of Incarceration Exhibits

National Traveling Exhibitions & Events States of Incarceration is continuously growing from 500 people in 17 states. It explors the roots of mass incarceration in our own communities through opening national dialogue on what will happen next. PAST – See and hear past programs April 3, 2016 – April 24, 2016 Aronson Gallery, Sheila Johnson Read more

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Incorrigibles Selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipient

Spurred from preliminary research in the Prison Public Memory Project, Incorrigibles is a transmedia project that 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 women in “the system”, the work investigates the history and present state Read more

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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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