Marisa Morán Jahn

Emerging Fields, 2016

A transmedia artist of Ecuadorian and Chinese descent, Marisa Morán Jahn founded Studio REV-, a non-profit studio whose works include El Bibliobandido (a masked story-eating bandit), an audionovela app for domestic workers named by CNN as “one of 5 apps to change the world”, and the CareForce (a project amplifying the voices of America’s fastest growing workforce—caregivers—that includes two mobile studios, the NannyVan and the CareForce One). Jahn’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, ArtForum, BBC and Univision; supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, Tribeca Film Institute, and apexart Franchise exhibition; and showcased at The White House, the Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Peréz Art Museum of Miami, The New Museum, and more. A graduate from MIT, Jahn has taught at the American Museum of Natural History, Northeastern University School of Law, and The New School.

Studio REV-
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Awards and Accomplishments

2017: Performance and Keynote Speaker, Open Engagement Chicago

2017: Artist in Resident at Teachers College, Columbia University

2017: Residency at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2016: Brooklyn Museum, AgitProp Exhibition

2016: Oakland Museum, Open Engagement

2016: White House, State of Women Summit