We wanted to share the article that appeared in the Register Star newspaper about the Prison Public Memory Project. Thanks to reporter John Mason for writing this piece and letting others know about our work.

Project Recovers Prison’s Memory, October 1, 2013
Columbia-Greene Media: News / Register Star
By John Mason

Girls Training School - Girls Repair Chairs. Prison Public Memory Project.


“When artist Alison Cornyn and filmmaker Tracy Huling started the Prison Public Memory Project, they figured they would be in Hudson about a year. Their idea was and still is to use their work on the Hudson Correctional Facility and its predecessors as a pilot site for a national project on recovering and preserving the histories and memories of prisons.

Now they’ve been here more than two years, and the project is richer than they had ever expected….”