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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.

Art in the Age of YouTube

In the Wintersession course From Avant-Garde to YouTube, filmmakers, designers and fine artists delved into the fascinating world of modern digital media.

Seeing Science: NSF Backs RISD Research

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.

Celebrity Summer School

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.

Pixilerations Plays with our Wired World

“Could the wall be breathing?” wondered the small crowd in RISD’sSol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery.

Thai Artist Explores Displacement

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.

Target + RISD: Space for Design Thinking

An interdisciplinary group of graduate students got a fresh perspective on design research thanks to a recent partnership between RISD and Target Corporation.