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Faculty news

Teaching Across Time Zones

Industrial Design sophomores are tuning in from around the world for Matthew Bird’s popular course on the history of everything.

Bearing Witness Down Under

Students traveled to Australia over Wintersession for an intensive variation on RISD’s long-running Witness Tree course.

Here in RI | RISD Artist Earns Recognition

The Rhode Island Foundation names Assistant Professor of Illustration Eric Telfort a 2020 MacColl Johnson Fellow.

Cultural Immersion

Students in three Wintersession travel courses learn through hands-on work with local artisans in Mexico.

Cinema at the Margins

Students in three Wintersession classes delved deep into film movements focused on representation and self-expression.

Speculations on the Posthuman Age

Merging theory with technique, Assistant Professor Anastasiia Raina is reimagining the future of graphic design.

A Virtual Feast

Mattia Casalegno’s Aerobanquets RMX offers a transformative VR experience that plays with participants’ perceptions of taste.

Exploring Extremes in Iceland

Alumni Michael Lye and Daniel Leeb formed the core of a recent expedition to advance space research here on Earth.

Here in RI | Headed for Despair

Professor Mike Fink muses on metaphorical meanings and the poetry of things close at hand.