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Documentaries Focused on Global Issues

Photographer, historian and documentary filmmaker Rhett Turner 98 PH talked about his inspiration, his experiences traveling the globe, and his photo and video work in a public conversation with Deborah Bright, Interim Dean of Fine Arts.

Turner Turns to Water Wars

In his most recent documentary, a timely and provocative film made for Georgia Public Broadcasting,Rhett Turner 98 PH probes the bitter, 20-year-old struggle over water and control of the waterways in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

Living Pictures

Imagine a 15th-century Hieronymus Bosch painting, with its boisterous tangle of humanity, coming alive as an experimental “living picture.

Student Artwork Gains Exposure at RISD Exposé

With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.

Alums Revive A Tiny Town in Hudson Valley

From the birth of The Steel Yard to reimagining downtown Providence through a majorpublic art grant, RISD’s tradition of community engagement in Rhode Island and beyond runs long and deep.

Alum’s Powerful Portraits Now at MoMA

There’s an inherent tension in the photographsDeana Lawson MFA 04 PH is currently showing at MoMA.

RISD Ranks #1 for Fine Arts Grad Programs

For the third year running, US News & World Report announced today that RISD tops its rankings of the best Fine Arts Schools, which looks at graduate programs in art and design throughout the country.

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