Marisa Morán Jahn

Part-Time Lecturer

An artist of Ecuadorian and Chinese descent, Marisa Morán Jahn founded Studio REV-, a non-profit organization whose key projects include El Bibliobandido (a masked, story-eating bandit who entices little kids to offer him stories they’ve written), Video Slink Uganda (experimental films bootlegged into Uganda’s black market), Contratados (a Yelp! for migrant workers), the NannyVan (a bright orange mobile design lab that accelerates the movement for domestic worker rights), an app for domestic workers that CNN named as “one of 5 apps to change the world”, and the CareForce (a transmedia public art project, webseries with Oscar and Emmy-winning filmmaker Yael Melamede, and mobile studio — the CareForce One — amplifying the voices of America’s fastest growing workforce — caregivers). Jahn’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art Forum, BBC, Univision, CNN; awarded grants from Creative Capital, Sundance Institute New Frontier Labs, Rockefeller Foundation, Tribeca Film Institute, MAP Fund, NEA; and showcased at The White House in D.C., Museum of Modern Art, New Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Studio Museum of Harlem, and more. She is a graduate of MIT and regularly teaches at MIT, Columbia University, and The New School.