Alison Cornyn

Emerging Fields, 2000

Alison Cornyn is an interdisciplinary artist who works at the convergence of technology and traditional medias. She is the director and founding partner of Picture Projects studio. Her installation and video work as well as curatorial projects have been exhibited in Europe, South America and the U.S. She produced an international online dialogue for The New York Times‘ project Bosnia: Uncertain Paths to Peace, which was the first website to be nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Cornyn teaches at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and has guest lectured about digital documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival, the Montreal Film Festival, IDFA in Amsterdam, New York University and numerous other institutions. She has a BA from Connecticut College, a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and an MFA from Hunter College. She was an artist in the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program during 2000-2001. Prior to her involvement in multimedia, she worked as an art director on films in Los Angeles and New York.