” … a damn good gateway drug for liberals.”

Cole Wardell

Marisa Jahn


Marisa Jahn is an artist, writer, and activist of Chinese and Ecuadorian descent. The lead artist of both New York and national nanny hotlines, she is also currently an artist in resident with The National Domestic Workers Alliance. A graduate of MIT, Jahn’s work has been presented at venues including The White House, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, Walker Art Center and reviewed in media such as ArtForum, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Jahn is the Executive Director of REV-, a nonprofit studio whose public art projects combine creativity, bold ideas, and sound research to address critical issues.


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Case Study: Public Art Nanny Hotline

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February 20, 2014

Nannies, housekeepers, and elder care providers have long been excluded from basic labor protections in the United States, but thankfully, this is now starting to change. In 2010, New York passed the very first Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, followed by Hawaii and California, with other states soon to follow.   …Continue Reading