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Designing a Desirable Future

At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.

Fresh Perspective

Teaching at RISD allows Andrew Robarts, a recently hired assistant professor in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, to approach Middle Eastern history from a new angle.

Naturally Uplifting

At the height of rush hour, pedestrians dart through a cluster of metal waves appearing to crash into a skyscraper in the heart of Boston’s financial district.

Exploring Korean Culture

RISD recently introduced a new globally engaged off-campus program in collaboration with a longstanding partner school in Korea.

The Art of Networking

At the 2015 Fine Arts Portfolio Review, Tess Spalty 14 PT/MAT 15 unveils a collection of trippy, surrealistic paintings of ghostly figures hovering in melting hotel rooms.

Breaking Through

A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.

Mining the Margins

Artists-in-residence Raqs Media Collective present an experimental film at the Chace Center exploring notions of narrative and counter-narrative in their study of marginalized members of society.

Impossible Meetings

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

Worlds within Worlds

Leveraging the latest technology, award-winning author/illustrator David Wiesner 78 IL allows readers to explore the story of Spot by following their own path.