A group of Digital + Media alumni continues to turn to Third-World thinkers for solutions to First-World problems.
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Anchal uses design and thread to provide commercial sex workers an alternative source of income and break the cycle of dependency and despair.
Social activist Eliza
Squibb13 TX designs a textile to convey a critical message about
vaccinations to women in Mali, West Africa.
The RISD Alumni Association will present its Art and Education Award to Tamara Kaplan MA/MAT 00 at RISD’s June 1 Commencement ceremony.
Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.
Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.
In a collaboration that reflects RISD’s commitment to critical making and community engagement, students in Ceramics and TLAD worked with local teens to create new tile murals for Providence's Hope High School.
Students in a
spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating
public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.
Known for its interdisciplinary collaborations, international textile leader Maharam is sponsoring a new fellowship opportunity for RISD students to intern with governmental and nonprofit agencies.
When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded
people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined
their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.
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