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Michel Gondry’s Sunny Approach

When working on set, French filmmaker Michel Gondry has a reputation for staying true to his high-concept vision – even when his leading actors approach him with odd requests.

Spreading the Word

At the October 11 “prequel” address for RISD Entrepreneur Mindshare – a full-day event hosted by the Career Center this Saturday, October 19 – children’s book author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka 99 IL spoke about his journey from student to celebrated professional and the incredible amount of work he continues to put in to promote his books.

Making It in America

Making It in America, an exhibition opening at the RISD Museum today, presents more than 100 works from the permanent collection in a new light, with an emphasis on the craftsmanship and making central to RISD’s own creative culture.

Ready for the Real World

Recent graduate Hannah Antalek 13 PT is pleased to be using her education and experience to piece together a career in New York’s art world, juggling work as a studio manager, a production assistant and an intern at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery (co-founded by fellow RISD grads Rob Hult 01 PT and Sam Wilson 01 PR).

Considering Careers

If Caitlin Trudell 14 FAV were a gambler, she’d hit up a casino to capitalize on her ongoing streak of good luck.

The Beauty of Being Open Minded

Chicago native Claire Niederberger 14 GD says that when she first came to RISD, she was planning to major in Sculpture.

Documenting the Arab-Israeli Stalemate

Some aspiring filmmakers might flinch – or even turn their camera away – when attempting to document controversial, gut-wrenching subject matter.

Critical Reading

RISD’s culture of critical making forms the focus of a new book being released this month by Wiley, a publisher of educational, business and professional development books, among others in its large family of brands and imprints.

Reclaiming New Delhi

“There is so much confusion in India about how to improve the landscape,” says New Delhi-based designer Alina Vadera 11 IA.