Andy Kropa

Moving Image, 2015

Born in Iowa, Andy Kropa has studied and practiced photography since high school. After receiving an MFA from the Institute of Design in Chicago in 2001, Andy moved to New York to pursue his photography career. Notable photography clients include Invision by the Associated Press, the U.S. Department of Education and the Village Voice. His work has been published domestically and internationally and he has taken part in numerous gallery exhibitions. In 2013, Andy was selected to join the Glass Explorers Program, becoming one of the first users of Google’s experimental wearable computer Glass.

Memory Lane
Andy Kropa
Garry Winoglass

Awards and Accomplishments

2017: Memory Lane featured in the white paper "Using the Amazon Echo to improve the lives of Alzheimer's patients" prepared by Hedgehog Lab, a global technology consultancy.

2016: Memory Lane released as a skill on the Amazon Alexa platform. Now, anyone with an Alexa device can simply say "Alexa, open Memory Lane" and be transported into the past through our curated database of archival content.

2016: Memory Lane is awarded a fellowship at 1776 NYC, a tech startup incubator located in the Brooklyn Navy Yards. The New York campus is an offshoot of the Washington, DC based incubator and venture capital fund focused on supporting startups in highly regulated industries.


Discussed "Hacking Alzheimer's" project at the Emerging Documentary Practices symposium at Temple University, April 3, 2015