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Mengxin Li

Animator, illustrator

Mengxin Li is a New York based illustrator and motion graphic designer originally from China. She graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2017 with a MFA degree in Illustration. Mengxin enjoys creating conceptual illustration with a sense of humor, she also agrees that motion graphic techniques could bring out a lot of potential for visual storytelling.

May 2018

How autism’s definition has changed over time

by ,  /  9 May 2018

Don’t judge this book by its decidedly dull cover: Across its pages, some of the most dramatic changes in the history of autism have played out. This short animation chronicles how a diagnostic manual has defined and redefined autism over the years.