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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.

Framing a Moral Democracy

Social justice visionary Michelle Alexander delivers RISD’s 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. keynote address.

Here in RI | Headed for Despair

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

Built from the Earth

A group of RISD students and faculty members learn earthen architecture techniques on the island of Sardinia.

Art Moves

In a new book capping years of research, art historian Pascale Rihouet probes the meaning of materials in Renaissance processions.

Smart Technology with Soul

Associate Professor Soojung Ham considers human emotion in developing an environmental system driven by computing technology.

Se Habla Español

Associate Professor Paula Gaetano-Adi experiments with an interesting way of helping first-year students let go of their assumptions.

RISD Architects Think Small

Five affordable, net-zero homes designed in a RISD studio are being built in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood.