Alice Proujansky is a documentary photographer and writer covering women and labor: birth, work, motherhood and migration. Her personal projects include Birth Culture, Women's Work and Still Moving: Migrant Families.
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 maternal healthcare; and workshops on teaching photography and visual literacy.
Alice's work has been published by New York Magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Nation, the Boston Globe, The New Republic, Fast Company, the Guardian, Cosmopolitan, Photo District News and others.
She has received support from the International Women's Media Foundation, the Magnum Foundation, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Women Photograph, the Solutions Journalism Network and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and was selected for Review Santa Fe 2014 and the New York Portfolio Review 2016 and 2019 and a Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2019 Honourable Mention.
Her first book, Go Photo! An Activity Book for Kids was published by Aperture in 2016.
In addition to her documentary work, Alice has taught photography since 2002 and was the lead curriculum writer for On Sight, Aperture’s photography and visual literacy curriculum.
Alice 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 husband, son and daughter.