Jessica Chornesky is a New York-based filmmaker and photographer. Her work explores how racism toward African Americans impacts and shapes the lives of white people in the United States and explores the nature and power of whiteness in an attempt to make it more visible. Her work raises essential questions about white identity, white privilege and white fear. Her work has been featured in numerous periodicals and shown at The Queens Museum of Art and The Museum of the City of New York. In 2008, she received a commission for the New York Public Library, Treasures of the New York Public Library, which helped make and mark her transition into documentary filmmaking. An Infinity of Traces, is a feature length documentary that looks at how racism impacts and shapes the lives of white people in the United States. Chornesky’s Boot Camp production workshop at Barnard College resulted in a collaboration between college students and formerly incarcerated women sponsored by non-profit, Hour Children.