Alice Proujansky

Alice Proujansky

Alice Proujansky is a documentary photographer and writer covering family labor: birth, work, motherhood, and identity.

She is now working on a Hard Times are Fighting Times photo book, photo essays about culturally-responsive birth work, and photography and visual literacy workshops.

Proujansky has taught photography since 2002 and was the lead curriculum writer for On Sight, Aperture’s photography and visual literacy curriculum. Her first book, Go Photo! An Activity Book for Kids was published by Aperture.

Proujansky grew up in Greenfield, MA. She graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography and Imaging and lives in Brooklyn with her family.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Alice Proujansky

Citizen Power: Youth Perspectives on Care & Citizenship

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Working Assumptions is proud to partner with Citizen Film on American Creed: Citizen Power, a documentary initiative exploring American idealism and community leadership from a range of young adult perspectives. A selection of cast members are using our wrkxfmly assignment to tell visual stories about how they care for friends, families, home, communities, the land, and democracy itself.

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Hard Times are Fighting Times

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This project describes the legacy of my parents’ participation in radical leftist groups which sought to overthrow imperialism and capitalism through organizing and revolution.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Alice Proujansky

Jun 102022

Youth Field Trip – Session 3

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 102022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Alice Proujansky

Featuring photographer Alice Proujansky discussing his exhibition Hard Times are Fighting Times

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Sep 182021

The Photographer’s Playdate With Aperture: “Little Me”

Join Aperture for a Photographer’s Playdate with artists Alice Proujansky and Angélica Dass, as they explore with participants the themes of self-portraiture and identity through two photo activities.

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Sep 292013

Community Collaborations

In community-based art and participatory photography programs, artists collaborate with people whose lives directly inform the subject matter. Photography is used to express collective meaning, help participants find their voice, and build community. Panelists will discuss their work in the field and the challenges they face.

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