Cynthia Madansky



Cynthia Madansky has developed communication strategies,
visual identities and campaigns, created concepts and
designs for print, moving image and web, hired by
institutions, organizations and artists to create engaging
and beautiful work.

Madansky's expertise lies with working with socially engaged
projects, collaborations that range from visual materials
(print, moving image and digital) for cultural institutions
and human rights organizations to individual artists books
and film projects.

Madansky is an award winning filmmaker who has received
numerous grants for her work including the Guggenheim
Fellowship, NYSCA, NYFA, Jerome Foundation and the
Fulbright Foundation. For more information about her films

Selected Clients

UNDP, UNIFEM, UN, Women's Refugee Commission, Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, Institute for International Education, American Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art, Hague Appeal for Peace, Arab Fund for Art and Culture, Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, Canadian Embassy, Ma'yan, National Foundation for Jewish Culture, Routledge Press, Verso, City of NY, Bronx Health Care Facility, Visual AIDS, Lambda, Fifth Ave Committee, Street Survival Project.

Orta Anadolu

Installation of six dance films commissioned by denim manufacturer for client event.
Co-directed with Angelika Brudniak.

Arab Fund for Art and Culture

Annual Report


Reports for UNDP


Institute of International Education

Posters for Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program

Spain UnCensored

Print material for cinema series at MoMA

American Museum of Natural History

Posters, Guides, Books

Women's Refugee Commission

Reports on Women and War, Women and AIDS

Book Covers

Design of covers and interiors for NYU Press, Verso, Routledge

Christopher Hall Interior Design

Design of logo, website, print

Jewish Women's Archive

Eighteen educational posters honoring Jewish women

Cultural Organizations

Design of printed material

United Nations and European Union


World Humanitarian Summit, Istanbul

Design of twelve country reports on Humanitarian Aid


Identity and logo design

New York City Government Agencies

Subway posters

Human Rights Organizations

Posters, campaigns, reports

Film Posters

Misc. film posters

Channel 13 / PBS

Look books

1+8, an installation by Cynthia Madansky and Angelika Brudniak