Eko Ko

Eric Ko is an independent animator, filmmaker and artist brought up in and out of several multiethnic immigrant communities pre- and post-9/11 New York. He is engaged with emotional distillation through textural and visceral atmosphere and interested in visual poetry by way of both abstraction and objective imagery.

Ko has studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and earned his BFA at RISD in Film/Animation/Video. He currently lives and works in Boston, MA in addition to teaching at RISD and serving as an annual guest critic for animation students at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

  • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design


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