Stories about studios + projects

Strange New Terrain

A group exhibition curated by Digital + Media faculty members Shona Kitchen, Alyson Ogasian and writer Jennifer Dalton Vincent investigates the human need to explore.

Talking Tools

Students, faculty and visiting artists consider the link between digital interfaces and the imagination as part of RISD’s new tool ( ) series.

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.

Ecocentric Practice

An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

Exploring the Future of Education

The first recipients of RISD 2050 Fund grants imagine radical changes in art and design education in response to a rapidly changing world.

Grad Show Glitters

Powerful street art projects, a living mini-garden—and a watchful robotic eyeball—are on display in All That Glitters Are Not LEDs, the Digital + Media show now at RISD’s Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery.

Cross-Cultural Think Tank

A group of Digital + Media alumni continues to turn to Third-World thinkers for solutions to First-World problems.

RISD Fulbright Winners Head to Four Continents

This year, of the 20 RISD students and alumni who applied for Fulbright grants to support research and study abroad, four have been fully funded and a fifth won a Core Scholar Grant via Holy Cross College, where she teaches visual arts.

Where Observation Meets Imagination

A diverse group of more than 20 artists, musicians and scientists – many with RISD connections – has joined together to create a “fully immersive art/science/music experience” at Brown University’s Ladd Observatory in Providence.

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