Stories about studios + projects
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.
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.
In the Wintersession course From Avant-Garde to YouTube, filmmakers, designers and fine artists delved into the fascinating world of modern digital media.
For the last year, a consortium of nine Rhode Island colleges and universities—including RISD, Brown and the University of Rhode Island (URI)—has been engaged in a joint, multiyear project to investigate the impact of climate change on marine life.
It’s like a mini RISD reunion at MoMA PS1 this month, whereGus Van Sant 75 FAV, James Franco 12 DM,media critic and theoristFrancisco Ricardoof RISD’s Digital + Media department and guest artistRyan Trecartin 04 FAVare avoiding the beach in favor of a series of master classes collectively billed asSummer School.
“Could the wall be breathing?” wondered the small crowd in RISD’sSol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery.
Multimedia artist Bundith Phunsombatlert MFA 10 DM has won a grant from the Harpo Foundation, a Florida-based family foundation that supports unrecognized visual artists through fellowships and grants.
An interdisciplinary group of graduate students got a fresh perspective on design research thanks to a recent partnership between RISD and Target Corporation.
If the experimental work going on in RISD’s g-speak studio feels a lot like sci-fi, it’s probably because students are working with a groundbreaking technology that’s not yet on the market.