Alice Proujansky is a documentary photographer and writer covering family labor: birth, work, motherhood and identity.
She is now working on Hard Times are Fighting Times, a project about the legacy of radical activism in her family; photo essays about culturally-responsive birth work; and photography and visual literacy workshops.
Alice 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.
A member of Women Photograph, Alice grew up in Greenfield, MA. She graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography and Imaging and lives in Brooklyn with her family.
Grants and Awards
Economic Hardship Reporting Project
International Women's Media Foundation
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Solutions Journalism Network
Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2019 Honourable Mention
New York Portfolio Review 2016 and 2019
Review Santa Fe
New York Magazine
New York Public Library
New York Road Runners
New York Times
New York University
PBS News Hour
Photo District News
Virginia Quarterly Review
Wall Street Journal