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Bervin’s Nanoscale Ode to the Silkworm

Poet Jen Bervin explores the intersection of text and textiles in Silk Poems, just published this fall after seven years of research.

Patti Smith Connects with Students

The legendary singer, writer and artist offers students inspiring advice about staying true to one’s craft.

Continuing the Conversation in Doha

Farah Altaweel MA 17 talks about transitions and her unconventional approach to combatting #fakenews.

Wonderland of Warp, Weft + Work

Senior Sydney Foreman 18 TX reflects on a nine-week internship in Brooklyn working to assist and learn from accomplished textiles artist Liz Collins 91 TX/MFA 99.

Designing Poetry in Motion

Graphic Design Department Head Lucinda Hitchcock designs a digital message board for RIPTA buses as part of the state's newly launched Poetry in Motion project.

Imagining a Beautiful Revolution

As the first speaker in RISD’s Community Dialogues series, activist and author Jeff Chang urged students to make art that advocates for social justice.

Anticipating the Age of Passion + Purpose

As the keynote speaker at DESIGN WEEK RI, Anthony Pannozzo 91 ID offers an inspiring talk about the future of design.

Textiles Revolution Looms Large

Backed by the National Science Foundation, professors from RISD and Cornell create groundbreaking software that allows everyone interested to produce woven fabrics.

The Return of 10,000 Suns

Landscape Architecture Critic Adam E. Anderson MLA 12 raised seed money and led a team of volunteers to bring a joyous vision to life on the edge of RISD’s campus.