(New York, NY)Marisa Jahn
Of Ecuadorian and Chinese descent, Marisa Jahn is an artist and co-founder of "Pond: art, activism, & ideas," whose work has been presented in public spaces and at The MIT Museum; ICA Philadelphia; ISEA/Zero One; Eyebeam; MOCA Miami; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Asian Art Museum, etc. A graduate from UC Berkeley and MIT, Jahn has been recognized by UNESCO for her work as art educator with at-risk youth. In 2009 Jahn is a CEC Artslink Awardee and artist/curator-in-residence at MIT's Media Lab, the Headlands Center for the Arts, and The Elizabeth Foundation. She is the co-editor of 'Recipes for an Encounter' (2009) and 'Byproducts: On Embedded Art Practices' (2010).
Designed by multi-disciplinary artist Marisa Jahn, this project (title to be disclosed later) consists of illustrations derived from news accounts, testimonials, photos, first-person interviews, and content developed by community members and advocates. Details forthcoming.