Stories about studios + projects

Co-Works Supports Cross-disciplinary Exploration

Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expand their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles.

Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

Restoring RI’s Coastal Waters

Students in Landscape Architecture and Sculpture joined an interdisciplinary team of designers and scientists to install sculptural reefs along a waterway at India Point Park in Providence.

Exploring Ideas in the Dunes

Building on his work with the National Park Service last summer, Maharam STEAM Fellow Joseph Fellows 16 SC is teaching a 3D imaging workshop this month in Colorado.

Under the Great Wide Open

In an intense, performance-oriented workshop, RISD undergrads and Brown MFA candidates in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies make new discoveries through collaboration.

New RISD Fulbright Scholars

Three recent alumni have earned 2015–16 Fulbright grants to collaborate with artists and designers in Brazil, India and Austria.

Impossible Meetings

In two provocative new shows, artist Janine Antoni MFA 89 SC presents visceral responses to embodied experience.

Uncreative Practices

Poet and provocateur Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC leads a cross-disciplinary discussion about questions of plagiarism and originality in art, design and higher ed.

Iron in Winter

Students in a Sculpture studio learn about the surprises of working with molten metal during a full-day “iron pour.”

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