Artist Projects

Alison Cornyn , Sue Johnson is a participatory investigation of the American criminal justice system. Since its launch in 2001, has tackled issues such as immigration, welfare reform, class bias and the workplace. Modules were added to the series with first-person stories, interactive data and a forum for discussion. The project uses 360-degree panoramas to place viewers in the center of a prison cell or cell block or living room or judge’s chamber while listening to intimate portraits captured through audio diaries. Interactive data games invite visitors to put themselves in the big picture. In one scenario, participants answer a series of questions aimed at challenging assumptions about who commits crime and why. Another questions one’s philosophy on punishment and behavior.

Project Updates

  • 2002: receives the Online Journalism Award from the National Press Club, Washington D.C.

  • 2002: receives the Silver Gavel Award for Outstanding Efforts to Foster Public Understanding of Law from the American Bar Association

  • 2001: receives the Online Journalism Awards’ Creative Use of the Medium Award from the Online News Association, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

  • Artists

    Alison Cornyn

    Alison Cornyn is an interdisciplinary artist who works at the convergence of technology and traditional medias. She is the director and founding partner…


    Sue Johnson

    Sue Jaye Johnson spearheaded an unprecedented collaboration between The New Y…


  • Events

    Apr 13 – Dec 22, 2018
    Fallen Fruit Present "Empire" at Newcomb Art Museum

    Oct 07 – Oct 07, 2018
    Liz Glynn Presents "The Archaeology of Another Possible Future"

    Apr 30 – Sep 28, 2018
    Erika Blumenfeld's Meteor Drawings at Moody Center for the Arts

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  • Project News

    April 15, 2015
    Project Premiere: Emily Johnson's SHORE in Lenapehoking (New York City)

    April 7, 2015
    Project Premiere: Kerry Tribe Solo Exhibition "The Loste Note" at 356 Mission in Los Angeles

    March 19, 2015
    Project Premiere: Carlos Motta Launches Web-Based Project "Gender Talents"

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