Surrounded by scraps of splintered foam and crumpled coffee cups, students in Creature-Creation – a Wintersession studio offered by Film/Animation/Video and Big Nazo Lab – barely look up from their half-finished puppets as Faccia Verde Numero Uno, a self-proclaimed extraterrestrial, inspects their progress.
Mapping Learning, a series of public talks and workshops reflecting on RISD’s core mission, has been stimulating dialogue among students, faculty and staff this fall.
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.
Every fall, as RISD’s newest students begin the creative rite of passage known asFoundation Studies, they tackle a series of three-dimensional design challenges in theirSpatial Dynamics studios.
In Letting Loose, her latest solo show, neosurrealist painter Wendy Seller, an assistant professor in Foundation Studies, moves beyond her signature style to create intriguing collages.
Students in Architecture, Foundation Studies, Industrial Design and Interior and Landscape Architecture participated in a series of special interdisciplinary courses focused on a future in which gadgets and machines help ease the burden of household chores.
Intricate folded-paper sculpture created by students inPamela Unwin-Barkley’s Spatial Dynamics Foundation studios go on display tomorrow atClad In, a designer clothing shop in Providence’s Wayland Square.
Lately, artist Amy Goodwin 87 ID has been obsessed with an eclectic set of things she sums up as “roses, gardens, campfires and rabbits.
More than a dozen Foundation students mixed and mingled at the opening of the 2012 Foundation Studies Triennial Exhibition at Woods-Gerry Gallery wearing the “extreme” hats they completed just last month.