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‘The Plastic Horror’ short animated film by Shenuka Corea (’24) is festival bound

Congratulations to Shenuka Corea (’24)  who was awarded a filmmaking grant by Art With Impact. Her animated short film, titled ‘The Plastic Horror’ will premire at the Voices With Impact […]


The masthead of The New Yorker magazine shows part of the illustration by staff member Sarula Bao. The image shows a woman in a colorful outfit with green pants and a yellow patterned shirt with transparent sleeves.

Congratulations to Sarula Bao on her beautiful cover for The New Yorker Magazine

MFA Visual Narrative and RisoLAB staff member, Sarula Bao, illustrated the New Yorker cover for March 27th, 2023, the annual Spring Style & Design issue. The piece is titled ‘Fresh […]

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Lisa Cheong

Lisa Cheong is a writer, filmmaker, and animator based in Brooklyn, New York who makes things that are a little silly and off-beat.  Originally from Singapore, Lisa worked as a […]