In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came
together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical
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Having just won part of a $1.2-million grant from the National Science Foundation, Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX is leading RISD’s new Virtual Textiles Research Group.
In Germ Studio, students devise medical tools that reduce health-care associated infections while addressing issues related to patient comfort.
Work by students in this spring’s Witness Tree studio is being exhibited at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in New York state.
Two teams of RISD-educated entrepreneurs will refine their products this summer as part of Boston’s MassChallenge Accelerator program.
Graduating seniors Emily Neilson 15 FAV and Katy Strutz 15 IL are thrilled to move on to LAIKA, a creative animation studio outside Portland, OR.
The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.
At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.
RISD launches Slice of Life, an immersive study abroad program in Seoul, Korea.
Students work with the Raqs Media Collective to explore notions of narrative, counter-narrative and the power of marginalia.
Two visiting designers from Microsoft offer a workshop for students and alumni interested in designing for people with disabilities.
Students, faculty and visiting artists consider the link between digital interfaces and the imagination as part of RISD’s new tool ( ) series.
Poet and provocateur Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC leads a cross-disciplinary discussion about questions of plagiarism and originality in art, design and higher ed.
Students in a Sculpture studio learn about the surprises of working with molten metal during a full-day “iron pour.”
Students in a cross-disciplinary studio make visceral works inspired by our largest – and perhaps most alluring – organ.
Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.
Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Chitra Ganesh hosts a panel discussion on contemporary South Asian art in conjunction with an exhibition of her recent work.
Three siblings enrolled in the Brown|RISD Dual Degree program pursue their academic passions while making time for music and high-adrenaline sports.
Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.
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